2011 Inventor Award Ceremony & Reception

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

5:30-6:00pm – Program
6:00-7:00pm – Cocktail hour and networking

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Austin, Texas

Complimentary • By invitation only

[ Inventor Award Ceremony & Reception ]


About the program

The ceremony named Dr. John Goodenough and Dr. Adam Heller as the 2011 Inventors of the Year and recognized UT Austin’s outstanding inventors, who by their innovative work have made substantial contributions to society. Members of the university and the Austin technology ecosystem gathered to honor the inventors’ commitment and achievements.



Fenves Greg Fenves, Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Miller Richard Miller, Chief Commercialization Officer
The University of Texas at Austin
Sanchez Juan Sanchez, Vice President for Research
The University of Texas at Austin



Cocktail reception
6:00-6:15pm Welcome remarks

Dr. Richard Miller
Vice President for Research Juan Sanchez
6:15-6:45pm Inventor recognition and Inventor of the Year announcement

Inventors’ Patent Recognition: Dr. Richard Miller
Inventors of the Year: Dr. John Goodenough and Dr. Adam Heller
Tribute by Dr. Richard Miller
Presenting the award: Vice President Juan Sanchez and DeanGregory Fenves
Remarks: Dean Gregory Fenves
Cocktail reception



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