In addition, Gaden established the journal BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, where he served as editor for 25 years. The journal is recognized as the primary medium through which worldwide bioprocess engineering research is shared in the profession.
After a brief time in industry at Pfizer Inc., Gaden spent the remainder of his career in academia, first teaching chemical engineering at his alma mater, Columbia University, followed with teaching and administrative positions at the University of Vermont and the University of Virginia. He was elected to the NAE in 1974.
THE BERNARD M. GORDON PRIZE
Tom Byers and Tina Seelig are recognized for their work with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at Stanford University. STVP is an education center that provides students across the university with entrepreneurial skills needed to use innovations to solve major world problems, with an emphasis on the environment, human health, and information technology.
Based in the School of Engineering, STVP hosts 25 different courses on entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership, and reaches nearly 2,000 students each academic year. Located in Silicon Valley, STVP draws upon experts in the venture capital and technology fields for instruction and partnerships.
The pair created the Roundtable for Entrepreneurship Education conferences as part of STVP, to facilitate a global dialogue with other educators about best practices in technology entrepreneurship education. The conferences are now held annually on four continents. Byers and Seelig have also developed the Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner Web site, which is a free
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