Mark Clarke is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Transfer for the UH System and Associate Vice President for Technology Transfer for UH.
Clarke manages the University's patent portfolio and the UH Technology Gap Fund supporting early stage commercialization of faculty technologies. Clarke also participates in the continued development of physical infrastructure at the Energy Research Park to support UH's burgeoning entrepreneurial culture. Clarke is a biomedical researcher who has created intellectual property both at UH and previous institutions. He has formed two start-up companies around two of these technologies.
Clarke joined UH in 2002 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance. He has served as Chair of the Graduate Research Committee in Health and Human Performance, Chair of his colleges Graduate Studies Committee, Chair of the UH Senate Faculty Affairs Committee, President of UH Faculty Senate, and Chair of the UH System Intellectual Property Committee.
He holds a Ph.D. in cell biology and biochemistry from Manchester Metropolitan University in conjunction with The Patterson Institute for Cancer Research.