11 Students Chosen as 2013 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, November 4, 2013

11 Students Chosen as 2013 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows

PITTSBURGH - The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has chosen its class of 2013 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows.   The program, available to graduate-level students at Carnegie Mellon University, is designed to develop entrepreneurial potential and leadership skills through mentoring, hands-on experiences, coursework in entrepreneurship and networking with professionals in the business sector.

Students are selected for this program because of their entrepreneurial passion in fusing technological expertise with business. Fellow will receive a summer internship at a top-tier venture-backed startup, travel stipend for two treks to Silicon Valley and mentoring by CIE faculty and staff, venture capitalists and C-level executives.

The 2013 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows are:

  • Trisha Black, Master of Biotechnology, Innovation and Computation
    School of Computer Science 
  • Darrell Eng, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business 
  • Steve Feyer, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business 
  • Arjun Gopalratnam, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business 
  • Yanan Jian, Master of Science in Information Technology–Software Engineering
    School of Computer Science 
  • Gregory Martin, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business
  • Nina Patel, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business 
  • Anthony Prats, Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services
    Carnegie Institute of Technology/College of Fine Arts/ Tepper School of Business
  • Satish Ramakrishnan, Master of Business Administration
    Tepper School of Business 
  • Noah Tovares, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
    Carnegie Institute of Technology 
  • Mauricio Contreras, Master of Tangible Interaction Design
    College of Fine Arts 

In addition to their graduate studies, the 2013 class Fellows are pursuing their entrepreneurial interests in specific areas that inculde big data analytics, mobile apps, health records, biotechnology, personalized medicine, wearable devices, mobility and legal research...Read more»

By: Mark D. Burd