As the AT Venture Center’s Director of Technology Analytics, Xianliang (Ben) Wang oversees the center’s technology for evaluation, verification and Technology-Driven Market Intelligence(TDMI) and Technology Scouting (TS). Conducted comprehensive review regarding technology readiness levels (TRL) and provided project management. Ben also performed technology analysis and due diligence according to market information and end-user requirements and provided the roadmap for center’s related transactions.
Ben received a bachelor’s degree from Xiamen University, China, and a Ph.D. in Chemical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Ben has over 10 years of professional experience in Materials Science, Product R&D Experience, Market Intelligence, Business Development, Creating Partnerships and Commercialization Links. He co-authored about a dozen refereed journal publications with applications from bio-imaging, optoelectronics, energy storage, and conversion.
Ben has also created numerous strategic partnerships. He also provides services to the New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics. There, he has taken the lead in launching collaborative activities between universities and associated industrial and government entities and works to build connections and visibility internationally. At AT Venture Center, Dr. Wang also serves as a trusted business consultant for US High-Tech companies seeking to develop a comprehensive advanced technology business strategy for the China marketplace.