Carnegie Mellon University

Benjamin Shurtleff

Benjamin Shurtleff

Database Manager

Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation (CTTEC)
4615 Forbes Avenue, Suite 302
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Ben joined CTTEC in February of 2020 after relocating to Pittsburgh from Chicago. Before coming to CMU, Ben worked as a Research Specialist at the University of Chicago, conducting departmental evaluations that helped academic departments formulate their goals, prioritize new hires, implement curriculum changes, and better serve their students. He studied literature and creative writing at Boston University and the University of Chicago. In addition to his work at CTTEC, he teaches writing composition at the Community College of Allegheny County.