OSU-Tulsa faculty members Dr. Ranji Vaidyanathan and Dr. Ginger Welch were selected as Riata Faculty Fellows for 2013-14 by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business at OSU.
Vaidyanathan is the Varnadow Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the OSU-Tulsa Helmerich Research Center. As a returning fellow, he will continue to work with small businesses and start-up companies to advance the technologies developed at the Helmerich Research Center into enterprises and sustainable companies.
Welch is a clinical associate professor in the Human Development and Family Science Department. Welch is leading a feasibility study for establishing a nationally accredited fine arts-based preschool affiliated with OSU.