FORA.tv Speaker - Karina Edmonds

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Biography

Karina Edmonds was appointed the technology transfer coordinator for the Department of Energy in April 2010 by Secretary Steven Chu. She is responsible for working with the Department’s National Laboratories to accelerate the process of moving discoveries from the lab to the private sector, ensuring that America’s scientific leadership translates into new high-paying jobs for U.S. families. An aeronautical engineer, Dr. Edmonds was previously at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California where she managed the patent portfolio and licensed technologies developed at the laboratory to industry and start-up companies. Dr. Edmonds holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Rhode Island and earned her Ph.D. in aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology.

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Women 2020: Innovation & Ideas That Can Change the World

07.18.12 | 00:33:15 min | 0 comments