Visiting Partners and Fellows

The FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) has played host to many distinguished speakers, business leaders, and innovators from across the country and around the world.

Fellows and Academic Partners

  • Dr. M. Ramesh, National University of Singapore | FIT Distinguished Fellow

  • Dr. Josh Yates, University of Virginia | FIT Smart Cities Research Cluster Fellow

  • Dr. Reinhard Heckel, Rice University: DNA Data Storage | FIT Emerging Innovation Series Lecture

  • Dr. Louis Taborda, University of Sydney | Agile Release Management Course Instructor

  • Dr. Osama Khan, UC Berkley: Smart Dust Technology | FIT Emerging Innovation Series Lecture

  • Dr. Jacob Wheeler, Vanderbilt University: Sub-millimeter Spectroscopic Astronomy | FIT Emerging Innovation Series Lecture

  • Leon Sandler, Stanford University: Commercializing Research | (MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation)

  • Dr. TJ Wallin, Cornell University | Soft Robotics in Additive Manufacturing

  • Dr. Nathan Johnson, Arizona State University | FIT Energy Talk 

  • Nik Puri, Senior Vice President at FedEx Express | FIT Transformation Talk 

  • Dr. Robinson Pino, Advanced Scientific Computing Research | FIT Tech Talk

  • Dr. John Tooker, Penn State University | FIT Research Cluster Talk

  • Yorke Rhodes, Microsoft | FIT-Blockchain901 Kickoff Session

  • Kyle Veazey, City of Memphis | Economic Town Hall

  • Ernest Strickland, Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce | Economic Town Hall

  • Naveen Kumar, University of Washington | Analytics Talk

  • Michelle Epps, FedEx | 2020 AthenaTechne Keynote Speaker