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Cockrell School of Engineering
Director, Texas Inventionworks at The University of Texas at Austin

Scott Evans has worn many hats in his career: mechanical engineer, materials scientist, R&D director, entrepreneur, consultant and teacher. Each of these experiences provides a unique perspective in his position as director of Texas Inventionworks.

Evans received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Cockrell School in 2005. As the leader of one of the most innovative spaces on campus, Evans is enthusiastic about interdisciplinary opportunities, research, commercialization and challenging students to realize their potential, in part by building prototypes early.

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