What is TEC?

TEC helps students and faculty develop an entrepreneurial mindset to improve the world.

Student Advisory Board

Want to engage with the entrepreneurship ecosystem on campus? Join the TEC Student Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB serves as a liaison between students and the TEC staff.  

Expectations of the TEC SAB member

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Promote TEC Programs 
  • Provide feedback 
  • Support TEC events
  • Create awareness about TEC academics, programs, events, resources, and collaborations
  • Be a TEC ambassador 


Current Student Advisory Board Members

President: Barkin Kurumoglu. He is a student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with a focus in construction management and societal risk management. 






Vice President: Vaidehi Ambardekar is a Computer Engineering student with a dual degree in Innovation, Leadership, and Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE). She is part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) University of Illinois branch and plans to become part of the entrepreneurial community in Chicago in the future.


Secretary: Mehmet Yalcin Aydin. He is a student in Mechanical Science and Engineering. 







Ready to join? Click here to submit the new member application form. 

Technology Entrepreneur Center

The Grainger College of Engineering

351 Coordinated Science Lab, MC-228
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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