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.
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 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.
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.
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
Professor, Leibniz Universitaet
Founder, CTO and VP of R&D, Cagent Vascular, LLC
Chairman, co-Founder & CTO, HT MicroAnalytical, Inc.
Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Professor of Biology, Penn State University