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Intellectual Property Transfer Committee

Tuskegee University, as an institution of higher learning and intellectual endeavors, has as one of its primary functions the continual search for new knowledge in 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 knowledge and its definition informs most useful to the University and the community it serves. Tuskegee University recognizes the creativity of its faculty, staff and students in research, intellectual pursuits.

The Intellectual Property Committee is the decision-making body that meets on a monthly basis to review all new invention disclosures and evaluate them in with respect to the following: development status; intellectual property status; market potential; market maturity; and competing technologies. 

Members College/Department Telephone Numbers
Dr. Teshome Yehualaeshet, Chair  College of Veterinary Medicine 334-727-8107
Dr. Deloris Alexander College of Arts and Sciences  334-724-4550
Mrs. Juanita Roberts Library 334-727-8894
Dr. Yasmen Rawajfih College of Business and Information Science 334-727-8387
Dr. Olga Glotova School of Education 334-727-8951
Dr. Michael Curry College of Arts and Sciences 334-724-4489
Dr. Charner Rodgers School of Architecture & Construction Science 334-724-4749
Dr. Naga Korivi College of Engineering 334-727-8992
Mrs. Cynthia Wilson, Community Member Non-Affiliated Member 334-727-8985

* Ex-Offico- Felecia Moss Grant Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

The Intellectual Property Committee regular scheduled meeting date is the last Wednesday of each month except December. All applications must be submitted a minimum of 10 working days before the committee's regular scheduled meeting. Any invention disclosure form submitted after that deadline is generally reviewed in next month's Intellectual meeting.  Disclosures received by 4:30 p.m. on the dealine date will be considered for discussion at Intellectual Property Committee meeting that month. Otherwise, it will be reviewed the next month.   

2020 Meeting Dates:                                                  

January 27, 2021
February 24, 2021
March 31, 2021
April 28, 2021
May 26, 2021
June 30, 2021
July 28, 2021
August 25, 2021
September 29, 2021
October 27, 2021
November 24, 2021
December -NO Meeting

Submit one (1) copy of the application packet to Ms. Felecia Grant at Kenney Hall 44-328, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088 and email one (1) electronic copy to

The following documents need to submitted to the committee for approval:

  • Disclosure Application (see below)
  • Powerpoint Presentation on the Project  
  • Patent and Copyright Agreement (see below)

Helpful Information:

Disclosure Form (Fillable) 
Technology Transfer