Director, Technology Commercialization
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Campus Box 4105
Trude Amick rejoined the office in 2016. She previously worked in UNC’s Office of Technology Development from 2004-2012 managing IP and licensing matters for chemistry, physics, computer science, and radiation oncology. From 2013-2016 Trude was Director of Licensing at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to beginning her university career, Trude worked in industry for 20 years as technical director for SNP, Inc., a small family owned chemical company in Durham, NC and as an industrial R&D chemist for Mead Corporation and Owen-Corning Fiberglass. Trude earned her B.A. in chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College and her Ph.D. in organic chemistry from The Ohio State University.