Invention Disclosure Advisor/Outreach
Jack Prevenstein is responsible for engaging NIST researchers and
management in the general processes of Technology Transfer, especially regarding
the emergence of innovative technology and the disclosure of potentially
From 1993 through 1998, Dr. Pevenstein was a Senior
General Engineer/Senior Evaluator in the NIST Office of Technology Innovation
(OTI) and outreach coordinator for the NIST-DOE Energy-Related Inventions
Program (ERIP). In this capacity, Dr. Pevenstein promoted ERIP's evaluation
services to state economic development agencies and technology development
centers, universities, and the USPTO.
Dr. Pevenstein holds a B.S. in Mechanical
Engineering from Carnegie Mellon and an M.S. in Engineering Management/Operations
Research, the Degree of Engineer, and a Sc.D. in Engineering Management from
the George Washington University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and
a 2001 Department of Commerce Science and Technology Fellow.