Jueves, 30 de agosto de 2018
Vice-Rectora Asociada para Alianzas Tecnológicas, UC Riverside
Rosibel Ochoa is Associate Vice Chancellor for technology partnerships in the Office of Research and Economic Development. In her position, she focuses on increasing UCR’s momentum in research advancement and the commercialization of faculty and students discoveries.
For the past decade, she worked at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, where she was Executive Director of the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center, Senior Executive Director of Entrepreneurism and Leadership programs and Program Director of the UC San Diego NSF-funded I-Corps site.
In partnership with CONNECT Bogota Region, and funded through the support of INNPULSA, she adapted the von Liebig Center model to provide training on proof of concept process and lean startup methodology to 16 entrepreneurial teams from Universities in Bogota Colombia.
Dr. Ochoa has served as expert consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank for the assessment of technology transfer capabilities of a network of 14 research institutes in Central America and the Caribbean. In addition, she has served as Instructor in technology transfer and entrepreneurism for the Technology Transfer Academy organized by the Organization of American States.
Prior to joining UCSD, Dr. Ochoa served as a consultant for the Research Triangle Institute in North Carolina, served as associate director of the Office of Technology Licensing at Georgia Tech and is the founder of TekDOME.
She worked as a research engineer at Motorola Energy Systems Group and Mead Westvaco developing the next generation of energy storage systems.
Dr. Ochoa holds a Ms and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville and BS from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras.