Skip to main content

Our Team

Jim Bray

Jim Bray

Director

(847) 491-3371
j-bray@northwestern.edu

Jim coordinates team activities, works on high impact projects between companies and the University and serves as the overall point person with Northwestern University research centers and the McCormick School of Engineering.

Tim Angell

Tim Angell

Senior Associate Director

(847) 491-8652
timothy.angell@northwestern.edu

Tim is our primary liaison with the following Northwestern schools and units:

  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science 
    • Computer Science 
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics 
    • Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems
  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Pritzker School of Law
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education and Social Policy 
  • University Athletics
Sheila Kessler

Sheila Kessler

Associate Director

(847) 491-7483
sheila.kessler@northwestern.edu

Sheila is our primary liaison with the following Northwestern schools and units:

  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • Center for Hierarchal Materials and Design 
    • Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences 
    • Masters of Science in Analytics 
    • Material Science and Engineering
    • Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology 
  • Northwestern University Library
  • Student Groups
Kate Rice

Kate Rice

Senior Associate Director

(847) 491-4185
kate-rice@northwestern.edu

Kate is our primary liaison with the following Northwestern schools and units:

  • Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern
  • The Garage
  • Kellogg School of Management
  • Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering 
    • Northwestern University Transportation Center 
Maggie Waldron

Maggie Waldron

Senior Associate Director

(847) 467-6392
m-waldron@northwestern.edu

Maggie is our primary liaison with the following Northwestern schools and units:

  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Segal Design Institute
    • Design for America
  • Chemistry of Life Processes Institute

Annalise Robinson

Program Assistant

(847) 491-8802
annalise.robinson@northwestern.edu
Annalise tracks and processes corporate funding, supports student groups, coordinates site visits, and handles general inbound requests.