Dr. George Kozmetsky
IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin
Date of TheATLAS Board decision for the Honor :January, 2001
Dr. George Kozmetsky was the Executive Associate for Economic Affairs, The University of Texas System. He also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board and is a Senior Research Fellow of the IC2 Institute. In addition, Dr. Kozmetsky was a Professor in the Management and Computer Science Departments, holds the Murray S. Johnson Chair in Economics and the IC2 E.D. Walker Centennial Fellowship at The University of Texas at Austin. He was also a Professor in the Department of Medicine of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Kozmetsky received the 1987-88 Dow Jones Award from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business for his outstanding contributions to management education; the 1988 Thomas Jefferson Award from the Technology Transfer Society for his work in advancing technology transfer; and was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame for his business contributions to the State of Texas. In 1989, he received the University of Washington Alumnus Summa Dignatus Award.
He was Austin’s 1992 Entrepreneur of the Year Supporter of Entrepreneurship. Dr. Kozmetsky is one of nine recipients of the 1993 National Medal of Technology. He is the first recipient of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Award from the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, Inc.
A native of Seattle, WA, Dr. Kozmetsky received the Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington in 1938, the Master of Business Administration degree in 1947 and the Doctor of Commercial Science degree in 1957 from Harvard University. He received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from St. Edward’s University in 1988.
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