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.
Researchers Embark on $6.8 Million Research Project to Develop Accurate, Wireless Monitoring of Highway Bridges
The nation's aging highway bridges could become safer structures using state-of-the-art wireless monitoring and inspection systems being developed through a multi-million-dollar grant to an engineering team from The University of Texas at Austin, National Instruments and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, an engineering firm based in Northbrook, Ill.