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Innovation, Creativity, & Entrepreneurship Faculty Panel

The Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship BDP is overseen by a panel of faculty members from departments across UT Austin. The faculty panel oversees the curriculum for the BDP, reviews applications from prospective students, and participates in community-building events. Members of the faculty panel also mentor BDP students in connecting experiences.

  • Robert Metcalfe, Ph.D.
    Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management
  • Steve Nichols, Ph.D., J.D.
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Lauren Contreras, M.Ed.
    Ex Officio Member
    Advisor, Bridging Disciplines Programs
  • Jeanette Herman, Ph.D.
    Ex Officio Member
    Assistant Dean for Academic Initiatives
    Director, Bridging Disciplines Programs