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Oren Etzioni, Yoky Matsuoka honored as UW Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows

UW Interim President Phyllis Wise today announced 8 inaugural University of Washington Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows.  Included in this inaugural class are UW CSE’s Oren Etzioni and Yoky Matsuoka.

The Fellows are being honored as the University’s most entrepreneurial faculty researchers, having achieved success in translating their research into products and therapies or started groundbreaking programs for translation or collaboration with industry.

“‘The University of Washington is dedicated to maximizing our contribution to the Washington state economy, and the impact of our research. We’re immensely proud of the achievements of those chosen as UW Presidential EFFs,’ said interim UW President Dr. Phyllis Wise. ‘UW researchers will conduct more than a billion-and-a-half-dollars in federally funded research this year.’”

Congratulations to Oren and Yoky!

Read the UW press release here.  GeekWire article here.

April 1, 2011