ut village 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown

Open to all SXSW Interactive, Platinum and Gold Badge Holders

Join inventors, thought leaders and entrepreneurs from The University of Texas at Austin for UT Village at SXSW, an all-day showcase of innovation and expertise. From health care devices and 3-D printing to connected cars and augmented reality tech, explore the research, network with the creators and get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest technologies coming out of UT Austin.

In partnership with SXSW, this event is presented by UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, the Office of Technology Commercialization, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and Dell Medical School.

Panel Sessions

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Digital Austin: 3-D Maps That Predict What's Ahead

  • Christian Claudel, assistant professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • Fernanda Leite, assistant professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • David Maidment, professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • Allen Shearer, associate professor, School of Architecture

11 a.m.-noon

3-D Printing Becomes Additive Manufacturing

  • Joe Beaman, professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Scott Fish, research scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • David Leigh, president, Harvest Technologies
  • Carolyn Seepersad, associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Connected Vehicles: Challenges and Possibilities

  • Chandra Bhat, director, UT Austin Center for Transportation Research
  • Robert Heath, professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Todd Humphreys, professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
  • Michael Walton, professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

2-3 p.m.

UT Austin National Science Foundation I-Corps Node

  • Errol Arkilic, CEO, m34 Capital
  • Keith McGreggor, director, Georgia Tech Venture Lab
  • Heath Naquin, executive director, UT Austin I-Corps Node

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Making Big Data More Digestible

  • Constantine Caramanis, associate professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Alex Dimakis, assistant professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Joydeep Ghosh, professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Sriram Vishwanath, professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Networking Reception and Innovation Showcase

4:30-6 p.m. Visit with researchers and explore our interactive exhibits:

  • 3-D Printing and Vending
  • Electronic Skin Tattoo
  • Single Frequency Cellular Communications
  • Robotic Exoskeleton
  • Waste to Crude
  • Whooping Cough and Ebola Vaccines
  • GPS-Based Augmented Reality
  • Ultra High-Resolution Microscope

For more information on the technologies that will be on display, visit the Office of Technology Commercialization.

electronic tattoo gps-based augmented reality robotic exoskeleton

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