CEO’s Insights on Engineering Conclude ‘TI Day’

Templeton Tours Research Facilities, Meets With Faculty and Students

Feb. 4, 2008

In an event dubbed “TI Day” at UT Dallas, Texas Instruments chief executive Richard K. Templeton visited campus Thursday to meet with staff, faculty and officials and urge students to consider careers in engineering.

Rich Templeton's speech
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“We always underestimate the impact that we will have,” Templeton said.

Challenges with energy, medical technology and safety make it a pivotal time for technology training, he said. “When society has a problem, that's usually when we do our best work.”

Dr. Yves Chabal (front right) takes a group led by Texas Instruments CEO Rich Templeton (left) on a tour of his lab in the NSERL building. Dr. Chabal holds the TI Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics.

Media Contact: Meredith Dickenson, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2293, [email protected]

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Jonsson School Dean Bob Helms (left) and Senior Associate Dean Andy Blanchard (right) join Templeton in a discussion.

Student leaders had a chance to meet with chief executive Rich Templeton and other TI visitors throughout the day.

TI chief executive Rich Templeton received a souvenir sweatshirt (and a cap that matched) after the day's closing speech before faculty and students.

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