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    • “To the Public, Nothing was Wrong with Me”: Life Experiences of Minors and Youth in Texas At Risk for Commercial Sexual Exploitation 

      Kellison, Bruce; Torres, Melissa I.M.; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Hairston, Dixie; Talley, McKenna; Busch-Armendariz, Noel (2019-03)
      This study describes child sex trafficking in three regions across Texas using empirically grounded qualitative and quantitative research methods. It is intended to expand the body and depth of knowledge that can that can ...
    • A Call to the Engineering Community to Address Human Trafficking 

      Caulkins, Jonathan P.; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Konrad, Renata; Maass, Kayse Lee; Martin, Lauren; Sharkey, Thomas (National Academy of Engineering, 2019-09-16)
      Human trafficking (HT) is a horrific and seemingly intractable problem that is typically construed as falling beyond the purview of engineers. This paper argues that engineering systems analysis can produce important ...
    • IC² Institute Catalog of Courses and Academic Activities 1995-96 

      IC² Institute (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995-03)
      Draft catalog of academic courses and programs from the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin for the 1995-1996 academic year. IC² offered an Executive MS degree in Science and Technology Commercialization and ...
    • Disrupting Illicit Supply Networks: New Applications of Operations Research and Data Analytics to End Modern Slavery 

      Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Busch-Armendariz, Noël; Talley, McKenna (Bureau of Business Research, 2018-05-01)
      Report from a 2017 National Science Foundation workshop on promising research directions for applications of operations research and data analytics toward the disruption of illicit supply networks like human trafficking. ...
    • Post-Earthquake Home Reconstruction in the Surrounding Hills of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, PRP 200 

      Eaton, David J.; Josh, Niraj Prakash (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2018)
      In April of 2015, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Kathmandu Valley at the center of Nepal. Within the following year, Kathmandu was struck by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks. The initial earthquake ...
    • Articulating Problems and Markets: A Translation Analysis of Entrepreneurs’ Emergent Value Propositions 

      Spinuzzi, Clay; Altounian, David; Pogue, Gregory P.; Zhu, Lily; Cochran, Robert (SAGEWritten Communication, 2018-07-18)
      In this qualitative study, the authors apply Callon’s sociology of translation to examine how new technology entrepreneurs enact material arguments that involve the first two moments of translation—problematization (defining ...
    • Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 

      Smilor, Raymond W.; Gibson, David V.; Kozmetsky, George (Journal of Business Venturing, 1989-01)
      New institutional alliances, driven by the rapid increase in and diversity of new technologies, are altering the strategy and tactics of economic development. As a result, communities across the world are seeking to create ...
    • Commercializing Technology Resources for Competitive Advantage 

      Konecci, Eugene B.; Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W.; Gill, Michael D. Jr (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-09)
      Monograph on various aspects of technology commercialization, including sections on technology commercialization and regional economic development; commercializing research and development from U.S. federal laboratories; ...
    • Building Indigenous Companies: Private/Public Infrastructures for Economic Growth and Diversification 

      Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-05)
      This monograph brings together selected articles and IC2 Institute research on the topic of regional economic development through the growth of locally founded (or "indigenous") companies, in contrast to development relying ...
    • IC² Institute Update, Spring/Summer 2017 

      IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017-07)
      Spring/summer 2017 issue of the IC² Institute newsletter. Topics in this issue include: Austin Technology Incubator works with Austin Community College to establish ACC Bioscience Incubator; ATI hosts first Solar Data ...
    • Strategic Plan for Software Preeminence (Summary) 

      Austin Software Council (Austin Software CouncilIC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-12)
    • The Changing Dimensions of Japanese Security Issues 

      Piper, W. Stephen (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
      Presentation on post-Cold War security issues and international relations in Japan. Delivered to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) at The University of Texas at Austin on August 11, 1999.
    • E-Commerce Japanese Style 

      Katoh, Masanobu (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-09)
      Presentation to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) on electronic commerce in Japan, how it is different from e-commerce in the US, and the challenges that foreign companies face entering the ...
    • A Guiding Vision for Fluid Learning: The Future of Education and Training 

      Jackson, Melinda L.; Woelk, Darrell (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-04)
      Position paper by the Digital Media Collaboratory (DMC) of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. The authors envision learning systems as a ubiquitous public utility and propose an architecture to accomplish ...
    • IC² Institute Annual Report 2000-2001 

      IC² Institute (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-12)
      Annual report of the IC² Institute (Innovation, Creativity, and Capital) at The University of Texas at Austin. Programs covered include: Austin Technology Incubator; Cross Border Institute for Regional Development (CBIRD); ...
    • IC² Institute Annual Report 1997-1998 

      IC² Institute (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-12)
      Annual report of the IC² Institute (Innovation, Creativity, and Capital) at The University of Texas at Austin. Programs covered include: Agile Aerospace Manufacturing Research; Austin Multimedia Incubator; Austin Technology ...
    • Workstations in Education and Training, Phase 1 

      Baughman, Martin L.; Hudspeth, Delayne; Kendrick, David; Thore, Sten; Gajulapalli, Ravindra (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1991-07)
      Report to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on phase 1 of a study on workstations in education and training. The report considers the benefits of computer-assisted education and training; advances in the ...
    • Carbon Pricing and the Transition from Voluntary to Mandatory Markets 

      Otto, Jeff; Brown, Sam; Ebrahim, Tabrez; Partridge, Ian; Stautberg, Ed (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
      The current national and global call for a coordinated and meaningful response to climate change concerns is certain to shift the United States from several regional and voluntary carbon markets today to a global compulsory ...
    • CleanTX Analysis on Water: The Thirst for Power 

      King, Carey W.; Holman, Ashlynn S.; Webber, Michael E. (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008-05-14)
      Current technologies for power generation, with some exceptions such as wind turbines and photovoltaic solar cells, rely heavily on the availability of large amounts of water. Primarily this water is needed for cooling ...
    • CleanTX Analysis on the Smart Grid 

      Duran, Lindsay; Ebrahim, Tabrez; Faulhaber, Kurt; Serface, Joel; Sivaraman, Priya (Austin Technology Incubator, 2008)
      The utility industry in the United States has an opportunity to revolutionize its electric grid system by utilizing emerging software, hardware and wireless technologies and renewable energy sources. As electricity generation ...