The Faculty Organizing Committee serves to provide guidance to the InVenture Prize Coordinator and to help select and guide student teams for the InVenture Prize Finals. 

Craig Forest, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Precision Biosystems Laboratory
Associate Director, CREATE-X MAKE
Merrick Furst, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, College of Computing
Founder, Center for Deliberate Innovation
Joy Harris, Ph.D.
Director, Engineering for Social Innovation Center
Associate Director, CREATE-X LEARN
Pete Ludovice, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Nakia Melecio, Ph.D.
Senior Research Faculty, EI2, ATDC
Senior Startup and Deep-Tech Catalyst, EI2, ATDC
Christopher Reaves, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Experiential & Engaged Learning
Todd Sulchek, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Bioengineering
Ray Vito, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research
Vice President for Academic Affairs