Austin joined TechLink in 2014 and specializes in advanced materials and nanotechnology licensing. He is also leading technology marketing initiatives for TechLink. Prior to joining TechLink, he honed his technical skills in medical device R&D at Abbott Laboratories, working on cardiovascular implants and next-generation continuous glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management. Austin has a doctorate in materials science and engineering. In addition to traveling to exotic destinations with his wife, Austin enjoys playing guitar, raising dogs and organic produce, and exploring galaxies far, far away.