Congratulations, Tech Titans Finalists!


Bryan Chambers

Bryan Chambers (center), Blackstone LaunchPad program director, at an April 27 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the program’s new campus facility.

Bryan Chambers, program director of Blackstone LaunchPad, the campus-based entrepreneurship program at UT Dallas, has been named a finalist for a 2017 Tech Titans Award in the Tech Titans of the Future University Level category.

The Tech Titans Awards recognize companies and people who make significant contributions to further the technology sector in North Texas. Other categories are:

Finalists are invited to attend the annual gala at which the award winners are announced. The event this year will be held Aug. 25 at Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel.

Dr. Magaly Spector

Dr. Magaly Spector

Dr. Robert Gregg

Dr. Robert Gregg

Last spring, Chambers oversaw the grand opening of Blackstone LaunchPad, which is geared to support and mentor UT Dallas community members as they attempt to realize new business ideas and ventures.

Other finalists from UT Dallas are Dr. Magaly Spector, coordinator of the Young Women in Science and Engineering Investigators program, who is in the same category as Chambers; and Dr. Robert Gregg, assistant professor of bioengineering and mechanical engineering, a finalist in the Technology Inventor category.