Staff of the Technology Transfer Office

 

Dr. Daniel Juliano

Dr. Daniel Juliano 

Associate Director of Technology Licensing

Daniel comes to MSU with 16 years of technology development experience in Silicon Valley.  His first 8 years there were in the semiconductor capital equipment industry, developing processes and hardware to deposit ultrathin conformal layers of metal on silicon wafers, a critical step in the manufacture of cutting edge electronics.  Most recently, he was on the executive staff at MiaSol√©, a manufacturer of flexible and lightweight thin film solar panels.  There he initiated and managed several technical functions, including the intellectual property program.  Daniel has been granted more than 20 US patents, and has BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.daniel.juliano@montana.edu(406) 994-7483

Nick Zelver

Nick Zelver

Senior Technology Manager

Nick works with faculty to help develop intellectual property and facilitates agreements with industry for MSU to conduct research, perform testing and to license university technology. He has worked in technology transfer for over twenty years in positions that include being a liaison to industry for a university engineering research center, facilitating licensing of technology from federal laboratories, and licensing university intellectual property. He holds a B.A. in biology and B.S. in engineering from Humboldt State University and a M.S. in engineering from Rice University.

nzelver@montana.edu(406) 994-7706
Madeleine Rogers

Madeleine Doak

Intellectual Property Manager

Madeleine monitors patent, trademark, and annuity deadlines, and works with inventors, patent counsel, and licensees to coordinate legal documentation for patent and trademark applications. She also manages the intellectual property database and maintains the TTO website and metrics. She holds a B.S. from Millikin University.

mjdoak@montana.edu(406) 994-7868
Tricia Cook

Tricia Cook

 Business Manager
Tricia provides accounting services and oversight to the Technology Transfer Office. She has over 16 years of experience working with accounting and budgeting in higher education. She has a degree in Business Accounting from Montana State University.patricia.cook@montana.edu(406) 994-4507