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Innovation Challenge and NAI Finalist

Ph. D Candidate Julie Bliss Mullen

Ph. D Candidate Julie Bliss Mullen is a finalist at the UMass Innovation Challenge and at the National Academy of Inventors conference. Julie was selected as one of the top 7 among 25 competitive applications for the semi-final and will be competing in the final on April 6th. The 7 teams will be competing for up to $65,000 worth of funding for their ventures. Julie was also selected as a finalist for the National Academy of Inventors which will be held April 7th in Boston at the Marriott Long Wharf. Six interdisciplinary student teams will be presenting their inventions to a panel of NAI Fellows - the six teams are from prestigious research universities around the country including Arizona State University, Dartmouth College, University of Delaware, University of Florida, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Congratulations to Julie on both of these accomplishments! 

Follow the links below to view more details about the conferences:

http://blog.isenberg.umass.edu/berthiaume/innovation-challenge-finalists-announcing-the-top-7-ventures-on-campus

http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a29770d10dce5eabc93a56c59&id=cdff6b7d84&e=8ce252e810​

http://www.academyofinventors.org/conference/