Will Vaughan, Ph.D.

Will Vaughan, Ph.D.

Will Vaughan, Ph.D.

Director of Technology Transfer
Colorado School of Mines

Dr. Vaughan is the Director of Technology Transfer at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM). In this role he helps to coordinate partnerships between CSM and the business, venture capital and governmental communities to transfer and commercialize Mines technology. Previously, Will was the Business Development Manager for Technology Licensing & Commercialization at the Ohio State University and served as the Executive Assistant for the Governors Office of Science and Technology in the State of Ohio. Additionally, Dr. Vaughan worked at Franklin International as a polymer chemist with responsibilities in experimental design and commercial applications and taught Chemistry at Ohio State and Ohio University. While at Ohio University, he conducted research on the properties of organometallic complexes. Will received a BS in Chemistry from Marietta College, a MS in Organic Chemistry from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in Science Education at The Ohio State University.