The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) works with UT Dallas researchers and external partners to bring the fruits of UT Dallas innovation to the public through commercialization.

The OTC is responsible for the management of all innovations that result from research conducted at UT Dallas. The mission of the OTC is to effectively and efficiently facilitate the evaluation, protection, patenting and transfer of commercially viable, UT Dallas innovations for the economic, social, environmental and cultural benefit of the citizens of the region and the state of Texas and society in general. Our goals include:

  • Implement processes for the efficient evaluation and management of UT Dallas innovations.
  • Effectively transfer commercially viable technologies to the market.
  • Create and maintain a world class program for proactively facilitating the creation of UT Dallas Startups.
  • Maintain customer-centric operations that will attract and retain UT Dallas commercialization customers including inventors, investors and industry partners.

The OTC takes a collaborative, partnering approach when working with inventors, industry partners, and investors. We strive to be flexible, facilitative, market-oriented, and creative with the objective of establishing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with our faculty and industry partners.

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News and Events

For campus wide news and upcoming events, visit the UT Dallas News Center.
Innovate DFW Calendar
National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2)

Contact Us

Asha Rajagopal, Ph.D.


972-883-4535 | AD 3.218

Brent Schultze

Assistant Director

972-883-4589 | AD 3.218

D’Ann Armstrong

Patent Specialist

972-883-4558 | AD 3.218

Andrea Belanger

Licensing Associate

972-883-4138 | AD 3.218

Rocio Gallo

Financial Analyst

972-883-4585 | AD 3.218

Abigail Go

Intellectual Property Manager

972-883-4574 | AD 3.218

Jimmy Gowrisanker

Intellectual Property Manager

972-883-4587 | AD 3.218

Steven Lin

Licensing Associate

972-883-4814 | AD 3.218