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About Paul Swamidass

Current Interests:
Current interest centers on inventions, technology commercialization, educating engineers/scientists on inventions, patenting, business model and business plan development, Independent inventor with several issued patents.

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Present Former Director, Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management, Auburn University
Present Thomas Walter Professor, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University

Research Interests

University technology transfer, Technology commercialization, and University startups or spinoffs

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  • New product and new business development
  • Intellectual property protection and patent application drafting

Contact Information

Dept of Systems and Technology
Harbert College of Business
Auburn University, AL 36849


University technology transfer (4)

Economic and technological competitiveness (1)

Patenting, independent inventor and the US patent office (2)

Pedagogical Innovations (2)

Teaching entrepreneurship and business plans preparation to engineering and business students (3)

News (2)

Competitive manufacturing, supply chain, just-in-time production (9)