Ventures may be at a wide range of developmental stages, from ideation through commercialization. The goal of our mentor network is to catalyze the entrepreneurial success of I2C founders. Period!

I2C Innovation Mentors are subject matter experts, gurus, doers, advisors, folks who want to genuinely connect, contribute and be a pivotal resource to our companies and entrepreneurs. They are enablers of innovation, entrepreneurship and “getting it done”!

Our Innovation Mentors are available to all I2C virtual / resident companies and faculty / students looking to take their idea forward.


Dr. Tathagata Mukherjee



301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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T is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at UAH. He received MS and PhD in Computer Science from Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. His research interests are broadly in Cyber Security and Malware Analysis with applications to national defense. Dr. Mukherjee is also an expert on Machine Learning and uses techniques from Machine Learning for building intelligent and autonomous systems having applications in national defense. He is also interested in integrating Machine Learning and Cyber Security for building the next generation of systems for cyber offense and defense.

Prior to joining UAH Dr. Mukherjee was the CEO & Chief Scientist of Intelligent Robotics Inc. a non-profit defense research lab that he helped co-found. He has worked extensively on applications for national defense and worked closely with the United States Air Force Research Labs.

He likes playing chess and reading books in his spare time.

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