Dr. Ushma Kriplani is Manager, Strategic Planning and Initiatives, within Argonne’s Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach directorate.
She previously served as Interim Associate Laboratory Director for Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach.
Dr. Kriplani joined Argonne in 2015 to work on commercializing laboratory-developed technologies through various avenues. She has worked as a business development executive within Argonne’s Technology Commercialization and Partnerships division.
Prior to joining Argonne, Dr. Kriplani was a senior systems engineer with NanoSonix, a startup with a focus on novel devices and instrumentation for high-tech and biotech industries. Before that, she worked in several technology and business development roles at startups and at Schlumberger Doll Research in the energy industry.
Dr. Kriplani received a B.S. from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, India; an M.S. in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Bombay); and a Ph.D. in physics from Caltech. She was a postdoctoral fellow in molecular miology at Argonne.