Pike Powers

Pike Powers Laboratory & Center for Commercialization Launches Cutting Edge Research and Commercialization Facility

Press Release • June 11, 2013

Leaders from major technology firms, including Dell, Intel Corporation, Schneider Electric and National Instruments, along with representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, joined researchers from The University of Texas and the Pike Powers Laboratory & Center for Commercialization (Pike Powers Lab) at the product development facility’s formal opening today. Read More »

New Austin lab aims to become leader for clean-energy testing

Austin American-Statesman June 6, 2013 ,,,,,,,

The $1.5 million facility, across the street from the old Mueller airport tower, is the physical realization of the Pecan Street’s agenda to use massive amounts of real-time data to determine what new technology works and what doesn’t. It has $600,000 of specialized testing equipment. “We can test almost anything with an on-off button,” said lab director Scott Hinson. Read More »

Pecan Street Inc. commercialization lab dedicated in Powers’ honor

Austin American-Statesman October 9, 2012 ,,

Austin tech development visionary Pike Powers on Monday encouraged a crowd of business, political and academic leaders to keep supporting the tech-related projects that he expects will spur future growth of jobs and business in Central Texas. Powers, 71, spoke at an event honoring his decades of work as an economic development strategist and leader. Read More »

Austin Icons Revisit MCC

March 8, 2012

Pecan Street Inc. was pleased to host an historic look back at the MCC competition and what it meant to Texas. Moderated by Evan Smith, CEO of the Texas Tribune, the event featured former Governor Mark White, Pike Powers, Ben Streetman and Bob Inman. Read More »