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Dylan Katz

Justin Watts

Dylan is a senior studying Mechanical Engineering and is originally from the greater Philadelphia area. His background includes interning for GE Aviation gaining experience with all steps of the product development process from concept generation to after-market support. He has also interned at Altec Industries where he did structural design and 3D modeling work. Here at Virginia Tech he is involved in the Student Intellectual Property Society and has served as President of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. This collection of experience has helped him develop leadership, technical, and communication skills that he leverages in his current role as a LICENSE research analyst in technology assessment. After graduation he plans to work as a patent agent while attending a law school night program to pursue a career as a patent attorney.

Outside of school and work he loves to read at the beach and learn about the newest innovative technologies. Dylan is passionate about physical fitness, traveling the world, and Eagles football.