Richard Dean Telford

Richard Dean Telford

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Ric is an Executive-in-Residence and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering.  He teaches both technology and business courses with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and helping students who share a passion for innovation.  Ric also is the Director of DUhatch, the Duke business incubator program which helps students launch their own businesses.  As a former IBM executive with 32 years experience,  Ric tended to be at the forefront of emerging technologies with ability for understanding the value in new technologies from a business perspective.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 101 Science Drive, Box 90271, Durham, NC 27708-0271
  • Office Phone: (919) 613-6989
  • Email Address: ric.telford@duke.edu

Education

  • B.S. Trinity University, 1983

Courses Taught

  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 651: Software Engineering
  • EGRMGMT 591: Special Readings in Engineering Management
  • MENG 570: Business Fundamentals for Engineers

Representative Publications