Tags : University of Texas at Austin

The Automated Future Of Construction Safety

HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY  By Fernanda Leite, PhD, PE Since the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 placed the responsibility of construction safety on the employer, newly developed injury prevention strategies have led to dramatically decreased fatality and disability rates in the construction industry. Despite these […]Read More

Are You Serious About Innovation?

HOW TO SEPARATE INCREMENTAL GROWTH FROM INNOVATIVE PRACTICES By Art Markman, Ph.D. It has become common — almost obligatory — for business leaders to talk about the importance of innovation. The assumption is that companies can succeed in the short-term through incremental growth of the core business, but long-term success requires developing new streams of […]Read More

How U.S. Law Shapes American Design

THE EVOLUTION OF IP DESIGN PROTECTION By Carma Gorman A designer, or team of designers, works hard to come up with a distinctive look for a product. It could be an item of furniture, or high-tech equipment, or even clothing. But if those designers work in the United States, their design might not be what […]Read More

Water in Twenty-First Century Texas

WHAT THE PAST TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE By Jay L. Banner, Ph.D. & Eric S. Hersh, Ph.D., P.E.  It can be said that as goes Texas so goes our nation, in terms of both the challenges and potential associated with economic, demographic, and natural resource changes that are common to our state and country. […]Read More

Easing the Pain of Relocation

FOUR WAYS CEOS CAN REDUCE THE STRESS OF CHANGE By Art Markman, Ph.D. The State of Texas has worked hard to attract companies. The combination of incentives, reasonably inexpensive real estate, low taxes, and great weather has been appealing enough get organizations including Toyota, Facebook, and Goodman to locate significant installations in the Lone Star […]Read More