Sundeep Vani Joins Iowa State University as Chief Technology Officer for Biobased Products

10-25-2019 By Dan Kirkpatrick, Office of the Vice President for Research

Sundeep Vani has joined Iowa State University to serve in the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Biobased Products, part of the State of Iowa’s Biosciences-based economic growth initiative.

In his role as CTO, Vani will serve as a conduit between research and industry. He will work closely with both the Biobased Product platform lead, Brent Shanks, his team and the Iowa Innovation Corporation (IIC) CEO and staff to help identify promising emerging technologies and facilitate their development into commercial products.  [Read more…]