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Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneurship Award

Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy H. C. Lin

The Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneurship Competition Award will promote entrepreneurship in the ECE Department by providing an award to the student/staff/faculty team that achieves the highest level of recognition in the annual University of Maryland Business Plan Competition.

Each of the award recipients will be identified by the Chair of the ECE Department with the help of an ad hoc committee selected by the Chair.

An award ceremony will be held each year for the recipients of these awards.

Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneurship Competition Award Recipients

2013
  • Professor John Baras
  • Dr. Vladimir Ivanov

Drs. Baras and Ivanov received the 2013 Jimmy H.C. Lin Entrepreneurship Competition Award in recognition of thier business plan, "Secure Mobile Devices."

2012

Dr. Shuvra Bhattacharyya and his assistants received the 2012 Jimmy H.C. Lin Entrepreneurship Competition Award in recognition of thier business plan, "Streamlined Embedded Technologies."

2011

Dr. Pamela Abshire and her students received the first Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneurship Competition Award in recognition of their business plan Ibis Microtech, a new entrepreneurial venture aiming to equip medical professionals, food quality control technicians, first responders, and national defense agencies with cost-effective diagnostics devices capable of performing laboratory-grade analyses on-site, and in record time.

More information about the University of Maryland Business Plan Competition.