Tom Martin is a faculty fellow with Barrett, The Honors College on the Polytechnic campus. He is former Chief Scientific Officer of Diffusion Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company that has since gone public, and has drug candidates entering Phase III FDA trials. He has published research articles in journals such as Structure and Nature Structural Biology, as well as popular essays in Seed magazine and The Christian Science Monitor. He was the initial Barrett faculty fellow at the Polytechnic campus, and is interested in technology/social issues surrounding implementation of renewable energy sources. He has an ongoing association with Global Resolve, a social entrepreneurship program that involves ASU students in real-world projects that directly improves people's lives in underdeveloped nations throughout the world.