Profiles in Innovation

Brandeis innovators are a diverse group. They come from a wide range of disciplines, from STEM to the social sciences and the arts. They are faculty, staff, undergraduates, postdocs, and graduate students. They are united in their desire to repair the world, one innovation at a time. Here are some of their stories:
William Tarimo, PhD '17
William Tarimo, PhD, 2017
Founder, Discovery Teaching

William Tarimo's Brandeis Innovation project, Discovery Teaching, is hoping to create transformative new technology that brings the dialog of traditional learning into the mobile age.

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Benjy Cooper
Benjy Cooper, PhD, (BS '11)
Postdoctoral Researcher at BU

Thanks to Brandeis Innovation’s Lean LaunchPad program, Benjy has launched a company, Articulate Biosciences, to market a biolubricant that mimics the fluids in our joints, which, when injected, restores joints’ flexibility and patients’ freedom of movement.

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Zhuangzhuang (Marshall) Chang, BA/MA, '17
Founder, AI Capital Management
Marshall participated in Brandeis University's National Science Foundation I-Corps program to launch his artificial intelligence startup.

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Robyn Powell, PhD (candidate)
Founder, Disabled Parenting Project
Robyn Powell has made strides towards achieving her life goals, and has not stopped short in helping others achieve theirs as well

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David Waterman
David Waterman
Founder, Brandeis startup GreenLabs Recycling

David Waterman, PhD '18, founder of Brandeis startup GreenLabs Recycling, is tackling one of the century's greatest challenges, keeping plastic out of landfills. "I couldn't have done it without Brandeis Innovation," he says.

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Grace han
Grace Han
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Grace Han is challenging disciplinary boundaries with her groundbreaking work in materials science, supported by our SPROUT and I-Corps programs.

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Olga Papaemmanouil
Revolutionizing Data Science
Olga Papaemmanouil is revolutionizing data science and cloud computing.

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