Staying in touch

Have you finally taken the leap into the start-up world or are you already a seasoned entrepreneur? Keep in touch with the TEC club through our website to follow the events we host. Our LinkedIn page is a great way to connect with current students interested in entrepreneurship. If you are on campus for Homecoming or another occasion, stay tuned for networking events hosted by the TEC club.


Learning from the experiences of our alumni is a big part of preparing TEC club members for the start-up world. We host lectures by alumni on a regular basis. These events are typically an hour lecture followed by a networking reception with hors d’oeuvres and drinks. If you are interested in sharing your experience with the TEC club, please contact us.

Featured Alumni – Spring 2016

Rachel Dorin

Featured Alumni - RachelRachel Dorin is the founder and CEO of TeraPore Technologies, a Cornell spinout commercializing new filter materials for the biopharmaceutical industry. Dr. Dorin co-invented TeraPore’s core technology as a graduate student in the group of Ulrich Wiesner in Cornell’s department of Materials Science and Engineering. At Cornell she received a minor in business from the Johnson Graduate School of Management and lead the Technology Entrepreneurship @ Cornell organization. Dr. Dorin was the recipient of Cornell’s McMullen Fellowship as well as a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Dr. Dorin received B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Biology from the University of New Mexico. She worked at Sandia National Labs Advanced Materials Labs on nanostructured metals for energy applications for several years. She also performed research in UNM’s biology department on gene expression in fluorescing microbes.