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May 15, 1998

Third finalist named for ISURF post

by Skip Derra

A third finalist was named in the search for a director of the ISU Research Foundation and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer. H. Walter Haeussler currently serves as director of patents and technology marketing and president of the Cornell Research Foundation Inc., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. He interviewed on campus May 11.

Previously announced finalists are Kenneth Kirkland, who was on campus May 7, and Lawrence Kennedy, who is interviewing today (May 15).

The new director will succeed Alan Paau, who left Iowa State in December.

Haeussler has been at Cornell University since 1983. He is responsible for the patent and technology marketing operations of the university. From 1972 to 1983, he was with Jones, Tullar & Cooper P.C., Arlington, Va., rising to the position of managing partner, and from 1963 to 1972, he was an intellectual property attorney with PPG Industries, Pittsburgh.

Haeussler earned a B.S. in chemistry from Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, Ohio, and a J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh.

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