Oleg Stukalov

Manager, Corporate Research Partnerships

Oleg helps match the interests of companies and researchers in the areas of energy, oil and gas, biotech, nanotech, cleantech, quantum, as well as other areas of physical and life sciences. Oleg received his PhD degree in Engineering Physics, and worked for a number of years conducting research in the areas of organic electronics, biophysics and microbiology. He founded three startup businesses, one being a university spin-off based on his own research in the area of industrial biotechnology (successfully exited). Oleg joined the Corporate Research Partnerships Group in May 2023, after working for a number of years at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and prior to that at Wilfrid Laurier University. Oleg is also an experienced educator and taught a variety of topics covering deeptech startup creation,  IP management, product development, and design thinking.