• Licensing Manager
Sheikh Ismail


  • Dr. Sheikh Ismail is a licensing manager for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) in the areas of engineering technologies. Collectively, he has more than 20 years of research and faculty experience, including the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology and Head & Neck Surgery departments. Ismail is a dedicated professional skillful in project management, license agreements, negotiations, interinstitutional agreements, process improvement and team leadership, and enthusiastic to further develop an entrepreneurial culture among faculty investigators. Prior to joining TEES, he worked at University of Houston’s Office of Intellectual Property Management for more than seven years and has experience in dealing with inventions in the areas of advanced materials, energy, medical devices, optics, biopharma, biotech, software and copyrights. He has extensive experience in the University of Houston’s Technology Gap Fund, industry partnerships, faculty startups and small business development, and has passion for effective transfer of university-wide technology to industry.