Radenka
Maric
Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UConn

bio

Dr. Radenka Maric serves as the Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship across all UConn campuses, including UConn Health, and is responsible for overseeing the university’s

$280 million–plus annual research enterprise and Technology Incubation Program. She is also CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy in the Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, with an active research program, focusing on innovations for the fuel cell, batteries and energy/manufacturing industry in general.

Maric is an entrepreneur and leading scientist with experience in academia, industry, national labs and federal agencies in the United States, Japan and Canada. She has received countless awards and honors from the international research community, including election to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, Connecticut Technology Council Woman of Innovation, Hartford Business Journal Woman in Business, National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow.