Michala Michelessi joined the Innovation Institute staff as a Licensing Assistant in January 2019. As a Licensing Assistant, she provides administrative support to the licensing staff and assists in the invention disclosure submission process. She first became involved with the Innovation Institute in 2017 as a student worker while earning her bachelor’s degree in social science.  She plans to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh in the near future and will always Hail to Pitt!


Bachelor of Science in Social Science, University of Pittsburgh