Dean Chang

Lead Principle Investigator & Instructor

I am the University of Maryland’s (UMD) founding Associate VP for Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE), reporting to the President and to the Provost and tasked with engaging all 37,000 of our students in all 12 colleges and schools in innovation. Prior to AIE, I oversaw the School of Engineering’s technology startup venture programs.

DC iCorp

DC I-Corps is a regional program designed to foster, grow and nurture an innovation ecosystem in the nation’s capital, the nearby states of MD& VA , & the mid-Atlantic region.The program provides real world, hands-on training on how to successfully incorporate innovations into successful products. The ultimate goal is to create a new venture or licensing opportunity for program participants.

FundingAccelerator / IncubatorNetworkingTraining & Mentoring