Balashankar Mulloth

Bala Mulloth

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Education & Training
Ph.D., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2011
M.S., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2007
M.S., Telecommunication Networks, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2004
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Bombay, 2002

Bala Mulloth is a globally oriented educator who has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America. His focus areas are innovation and social entrepreneurship, and he is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of Virginia's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He is also the Co-Founder of Hava, a materials science venture that creates advanced fabrics that help people breathe clean air. In addition to these roles, he is a Research Fellow at the U. S Army Research Laboratory.

He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary and the Program Director of CEU’s experiential New York City MBA program; a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the National Defense University; and the Senior Manager of New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s Office of Innovation Development, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship.

He holds a PhD in Technology Management from New York University Tandon School of Engineering.