Volker Saile

Volker Saile

President

Dr. Volker Saile is Chief Science Officer of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He served as Conference Director of COMS 2005 in Baden-Baden and as a member of the MANCEF GAC since 2006, Volker Saile currently serves as MANCEF President since January 2012.

David Tolfree

David Tolfree

Vice President – Europe

David Tolfree, a professional physicist with thirty years’ research and managerial experience working for the UK’s research councils was the co-founder  of Technopreneur Ltd,  a technical consultancy company for the commercial exploitation of micro-nanotechnologies. He was a consultant to UK Government departments on micro-nanotechnologies and also one of the founders of MANCEF and the UK Institute of Nanotechnology.

Robert Warrington

Robert Warrington

Treasurer

Robert O. Warrington is currently Director of the Institute for Leadership and Innovation, which houses the highly interdisciplinary and innovative Enterprise program and the new Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership at Michigan Technological University.

Steven Walsh

Steven Walsh

Founding Past President

Steven Walsh is the Alfred Black Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Co-Director of the Technology Management Center at the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management, and an internationally renowned academic and businessman.

Robert Mehalso

Robert Mehalso

Executive Board Member

Dr. Robert Mehalso is internationally recognized for his pioneering and innovative approaches to the commercialization of micro/nano/biosystems – integrating the development of manufacturing approaches, the building of infrastructures, and the delivery of products to the marketplace.

OPERATIONS BOARD MEMBERS

Hans-Heinrich Gatzen

Hans-Heinrich Gatzen

Professor, Leibniz Universitaet

Robert Giasolli

Robert Giasolli

Founder, CTO and VP of R&D, Cagent Vascular, LLC

Todd Christenson

Todd Christenson

Chairman, co-Founder & CTO, HT MicroAnalytical, Inc.

Allen Roach

Allen Roach

Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Ivor Knight

Ivor Knight

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Professor of Biology, Penn State University