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National Instruments Co-Founder Contributes $10 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering for the Engineering Education and Research Center

James Truchard, co-founder, president and CEO of National Instruments Corp., has contributed $10 million to the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to help develop the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC) which will house a new student-focused teaching lab.

1 Semester Startup Class to Host “Demo Day” with Special Guest James Truchard, President and CEO of National Instruments

The second-ever "Demo Day" will bring together Austin's entrepreneurial community on Thursday, April 26, for a showcasing of 10 undergraduate student startups from The University of Texas at Austin. Each startup will present a six-minute investor pitch. The startups are part of the spring 2012 1 Semester Startup (1SS) class, an interdisciplinary entrepreneurship practicum for undergraduates.