AUSTIN, TexasÑCommercialization opportunities from the Computer Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments at The University of Texas at Austin will be showcased from 3:30-5:30 p.m., Feb. 5 during the Growth by Alliance Technology Forum at the universityÕs MCC Building.
The program is part of a series sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin with the Texas Alliance for Technology Commercialization, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Austin Technology Council, as well as Motorola and Andrews & Kurth.
The Tech Forum will feature four University of Texas at Austin faculty presenting early-stage technology concepts in the following: Breakthroughs in Signal Technology; Location-Based Security and Other Advances in Wireless Technology; Software Technology to Advance Genomic Research, and Personalized Consumer Recommendation Software Technology.
Throughout the afternoon, faculty and graduate students will staff exhibits in image processing, hardware/software optimization, computer architecture, robotics, visualization, networking and information security.
ÒAustinÕs astute technology community and UTÕs highly productive faculty are natural partners for commercializing research produced on campus,Ó says Dr. Steve Nichols, associate vice president for research and director of the Texas Alliance for Technology Commercialization.
The Tech Forum follows Austin Technology CouncilÕs Partnering Forum where members will present overviews of their strengths, intentions and business alliance needs. The keynote speaker opening both events will be Jim Welch, president and chief executive officer of Metrowerks, a subsidiary of Motorola that assists businesses in the wireless, consumer electronics, Internet communications and transportation industries in marketing their products.
For more information contact: Becky Rische, College of Engineering, 512-471-7272.