Madhabi is currently working at the Office of Technology Commercialization and UM Venture at University of Maryland, College Park helping to successfully commercialize UMD inventions and protect university’s intellectual property rights. She is also a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Biology Department working on the phenomenology and mechanisms of fast osmoregulatory responses in bacteria. Before joining UMD, she was a Sr. Biophysical Scientist at Malvern Biosciences under Malvern Instruments, Inc. where she played a pivotal role in promoting new technologies from Malvern, developing marketing strategies and building business relationships with company business development sources through collaborating with various pharmaceutical companies, NIST, NIH and other research institutions.
She was introduced and involved with the MAPs U program and WIB activities after joining at UMD and was very much impressed by the mission of this group. As a woman scientist and a certified Gifted and Talented (GT) administrator, she is always interested to inspire and motivate young generations, especially women in STEM education. With her industrial and academic experience, experience in STEM education and working with various non-profit organizations, she is excited to help, mentor and inspire the next generation women in science.