Kasper named director of USM tech department
Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 23:01
Beginning Feb. 1, former Associate Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer at Mississippi State University Chase Kasper will serve as the new Director of the Office of Technology Development at the University of Southern Mississippi.
“I believe the University of Southern Mississippi has unique opportunities to effectively transition the fruits of its research enterprise out for the public benefit,” Kasper said in a press release. “In addition the energy and the spirit of the people at USM has been impressive. In combination, I believe this can lead to some exciting opportunities.”
Kasper will oversee much in his post as director, including technology development policies and procedures, university technology plans, and technology department staff training and development.
Kasper has spent a total of 23 years in the field of technology: 13 in the private sector and 10 in university settings. He holds bachelor of business administration and master of business administration degrees from MSU.