Tuskegee University recognizes the importance of external support of research and sponsored programs and the impact these vital programs have on the development of our students and the enormous contributions to society in general.

Intellectual Property Transfer Committee

Tuskegee University, as an institute of higher learning, has one of its primary functions to continue to search for new knowledge in all fields in which the university community is active.  The University views research by its faculty and within its own community as an important path to the discovery of knowledge and its definition in forms most useful to the University and the community it serves.  The university recognizes creativity of its faculty, staff and students in research, teaching, and service, as well as in all other areas of intellectual pursuit.  Within the scope of its mission, priorties, objectives and resources, the university seeks to strenghten and improve its capacity to educate its students and contribute to society.

Dr. Kalyan Das, Chair

Members  College/Department  Phone 
Dr. Kalyan Das, Chair CE  334-727-8994 
Dr. Deloris Alexander  CAENS  334-724-4461 
Dr. Henry Findlay  Continuing Education  334-724-4316 
Dr. Mohammad Javed Khan  CE  334-727-8637 
Ms. Juanita Roberts  Library  334-727-8894 
Mrs. Cynthia Wilson  Bioethics  334-727-2380 
Dr. Teshome Yehualaeshet  CVMNAH  334-727-8107 

Ms. Felecia Moss-Grant (Ex-Officio)

*The Intellectual Property Committee meets every last Tuesday of the month.

Submit one (1) copy of the application packet to Felecia Grant at Chappie James Center, Room 103 and one (1) electronic copy to 

The package should include:

  • Disclosure Form 
  • Presentation of the Invention

Resources & Links 




 Policy Manual for Intellectual Property Transfer Committee (PDF)
 Intellectual Property Transfer Committee Application (PDF)
 Disclosures approved by the IP Committee
 Reference Materials
 Untied Sataes Patents and Trade Mark Office
         Patent Searches: 
         Google Patent Search

United States Copyright Office
USPTO- Trademark webpage


 Information on Patents and Intellectual Property