The IQ Brew: Dr. Victor Fishman, Texas Research Alliance
The IQ Brew is a networking and educational series featuring short presentations from entrepreneurs, small businesses, innovation ecosystem builders, and subject-matter experts.
On Thursday, March 4 at 9:00am, hear from Dr. Victor Fishman, Executive Director of the Texas Research Alliance. The Texas Research Alliance is building productive research and innovation relationships among industry, municipalities, public agencies, not for profits, and our regional research universities. The target market is anyone with a real world challenge that partnerships will help solve. With $2.5M seed funding from NCTCOG, the Texas Research Alliance (TRA) is developing the North Texas Center for Mobility Technologies (NTCMT).
Grab a coffee from your local coffee shop and join us for the IQ Brew!
9:00am – Opening Remarks
9:05am – Introductions (all participants introduce themselves and provide updates on major projects or major accomplishments)
9:20am – Speaker Dr. Victor Fishman
9:40am – Q&A
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About Dr. Fishman
Dr. Fishman has served at the organizational interface for industry, government and academia. Prior to the Texas Research Alliance, he served as Associate Vice President for Applied Research at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Fishman built the full range of high performance computing, additive and subtractive manufacturing and mechanical design and prototyping capabilities that supported both industry and faculty. At Penn State University, he held the industrial and government agency portfolios for the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL), a DoD level University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). His work covered both classified and unclassified programs with government and industry partners. Prior to his retirement and for the last six years of his tenure, Dr. Fishman served as Head of the Washington Office with responsibilities across ARL’s government and industry sponsor base. Dr. Fishman has held significant industry leadership positions in pharmaceuticals, environmental monitoring, technology transfer, and new technology development and commercialization. Dr. Fishman serves on the board of the National Defense Industrial Association. He served in the U.S. Army, separating after six years at the rank of Captain. Dr. Fishman holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. degree from Clemson University and an undergraduate B.S. degree from the University of Miami, Florida.