The 2009 Bernard M. Gordon Prize is awarded to Thomas H. Byers and Tina L. Seelig "for promoting engineering leadership by developing and disseminating technology entrepreneurship educational resources for engineering students and educators around the world."
Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) is an education center that provides students across the university with entrepreneurial skills needed to use innovations to solve major world problems, with an emphasis on the environment, human health and information technology. Based in the School of Engineering, STVP hosts 25 different courses on entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership and reaches nearly 2,000 students each academic year. Located in the Silicon Valley, STVP draws upon experts in the venture capital and technology fields for instruction and partnerships.
2009 Bernard M. Gordon Prize Selection Committee