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Ned Howell

Ned Howell Managing Director for Launching Centers and Institutes
Phone: (765) 494-4891
Fax: (765) 494-4850

Ned Howell's duties include leading launch team efforts associated with the startup of interdisciplinary research centers and institutes at Purdue. Prior to assuming this role in 2009, Howell held the position of managing director in the e-Enterprise Center at Discovery Park since joining Purdue in 2002. In his roles at Purdue, Howell has worked with a variety of centers and academic units, including RCHE, OSC, PURVAC, NEXTRANS, C3Bio, Center for Science of Information STC, and the School of Industrial Engineering. Before coming to Purdue he had 27 years of engineering and consulting experience in a variety of consumer products, defense, manufacturing, and software industries.

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