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Jason McDevitt serves as Director of the Technology Transfer Office. Dr. McDevitt received a Ph.D. in chemistry from MIT, and a BA in chemistry from Yale. He is also a registered patent agent.

After receiving his doctorate, Dr. McDevitt held various positions in central research and business development in the chemical, biotech, and consumer products industries. He subsequently worked in the technology licensing offices of the University of Georgia and Emory University prior to joining W&M in July, 2004.

Dr. McDevitt is an inventor on over 30 issued United States patents (in addition to numerous pending applications) covering a wide range of fields including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, polymers, catalysts, textiles, ammunition, and consumer products. He was a founder and CEO of Extinction Pharmaceuticals, and also was founder and CEO of GreenOps Ammo.