Reuben Domike
Reuben Domike
Associate Professor
McDougall Hall 412
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Associate Professor

Dr. Reuben Domike is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI). He teaches in the areas of entrepreneurship/innovation and operations management and is the business case competition team coach. Prior to re-joining UPEI in 2022, Reuben was a Teaching Professor of Technology and Information Management (T.I.M.) at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering Practice (joint engineering and management) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) awarded in 2004 and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Prior to joining UCSC, he was an associate professor at the Brigham Young University and an associate professor at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in the Faculty of Business where he was the founding director of the university-wide Hostetter Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining UPEI in 2009, Dr. Domike was the founding director of a university-wide Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Wooster in Ohio (funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation).

Over the past twenty years, Dr. Domike has been involved in developing start-up companies in the areas of software; management consulting; industrial water filters; and essential oil extraction. On PEI, he has worked with dozens of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to advance their plans and operations. His current research activities are primarily in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) in the MIT Engineering Systems Division, focused on quantitative assessment of new technologies in pharmaceutical products and manufacturing.

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