Katharine Ku, M.S. (2020)

Katharine KuKatharine Ku is the executive director of the Stanford University Office of Technology Licensing, which is responsible for the licensing of various state-of-the-art university technologies and industry-sponsored research agreements, material transfer agreements and collaborations. In addition to leading Stanford’s pre-award Sponsored Projects Office, Ku has held various positions at Stanford and served as the vice president of business development at Protein Design Labs, Inc., in Mountain View, California. She is a member of the NIH Advisory Committee to the Deputy Director of Intramural Research and of the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Industry Advisory Board. Ku holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University and an M.S. in chemical engineering from Washington University, and she is a registered patent agent.