Joseph McMahon - Boston University

Joseph McMahon is a third-year undergraduate student in Boston University's Mechanical Engineering program. He has been involved with research on high temperature superconductors for over a year at BU. He also has experience in web development and has worked for a web start up company. Joe is currently an analyst in BU's Office of Technology Development (aka Tech Transfer). The purpose of this office is to promote commercialization of technologies that benefit society. This closely intertwines with the goals of the NCIIA Student Ambassador program. Joe's mission is to serve as a liaison between students, professors, and entrepreneurs and to bring ideas to market. After his undergraduate studies, Joe plans to pursue a career in materials engineering. He has a fond interest in nanotechnology and its applications in developing infrastructure, such as water delivery and purification.