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Bryce Blackwell

Brumley Scholar |

Bryce Blackwell is a rising senior studying the confluence of business, engineering, and design through majors in Science & Technology Management and Plan II Honors with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Bryce studied nanotechnology and innovation while abroad in Tokyo, and passionately tracks emerging tech trends as a member of the Technology Business Fellows program. He is also a member of Texas Convergent, where he works with his peers to complete interdisciplinary projects in business and computer science. Bryce has interned at Shiftsmart and Double A Labs – two companies leveraging technology to enhance how people work and communicate. In addition, Bryce serves as the Director of Business Operations for the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab (TREL) – an advanced research laboratory fostering the next era of aerospace pioneers. At TREL, Bryce is helping launch the first collegiate bipropellant rocket to the edge of space by 2021. His interest in rocket science has driven him to pursue an aerospace career, where he hopes to tackle the commercial, legal and political complexities of private enterprises in space. He is currently working on creating a multidisciplinary Center for Space Studies at UT, an epicenter for learning, collaboration, and innovation in the space environment.