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Daniel Bochsler

Daniel Bochsler

Lecturer I - Management
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Professional Preparation

University of Houston - 1989
B.S. - Computer Science
Oregon State University - 1979

Research Areas

Research Interests

Research interests include the application/adaptation of technical systems engineering principles and methods to the business methods of entrepreneurial business, particularly entrepreneurial marketing and entrepreneurial strategy techniques. Topic specific research interests include the application of entrepreneurial methods to the development of the commercial space industry in the United States and globally.


Seeking Commercial Space Value Chains, Bochsler, Daniel C., Society for Design and Process Science 2010 Conference, Dallas, Texas, June 2010. 2010 - Publication
Converting Waste/Energy Streams Back to Other Resources, Bochsler, Daniel C., Northeast Texas Woody Bioenergy Symposium, AgriLIFE Extension, Texas A&M Systems, June 2008. 2008 - Publication
Alternative Energy and Chemical Products, Bochsler, Daniel C., Energy Technology Venture Capital Conference, Houston, Texas, February 27-28, 2007. 2007 - Publication
The Application of Fuzzy Logic Technology to PCS Cellular system Handoff Management, Bochsler, Daniel C., BellSouth Enterprises, Atlanta, GA, November 1991. 1991 - Publication
Technology Infusion at Johnson Space Center: Analysis and Recommendations. Bochsler, Daniel C., Mission Operations Efficiency Study report, NASA Johnson Space Center, June 1990. 1990 - Publication
Technology Forecasting and Strategic Business Opportunities: Near Term Value from Long Run Perspectives of Economic and Social Cycle Influences on Technological Progress, Bochsler, Daniel C, unpublished paper, April 1990. 1990 - Publication
Information Flow Across Geopolitical Boundaries: Vulnerability, Barriers and Strategic Consequences, Bochsler, Daniel C., and Gary R. Reeves, unpublished paper, December 1990. 1990 - Publication
"WelI Control Becomes Target for Expert Systems," Damron, E.B., Schultz, Randall T., and Bochsler, Daniel C., Oil and Gas Journal, February 1989.   1989 - Publication


University of Texas at Dallas [2010–Present]
Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2009–Present]
Strategic Business Development/ Operations Coordination, IT/Network Administration/ Marketing Manager
Natural Resource Recovery Inc., Kilgore, TX [2006–2008]
President and CEO
RTEC, Inc., Palestine, TX [2005–2009]
Adjunct Lecturer
University of Texas at Tyler [2005–2008]
Act Technology Seed Fund LLC, Palestine, TX [2005–2007]
Global Account Manager/ Business Development Manager/ Regional Channel Manager/ Channel Account Executive/ Key Account Direct/ Regional Manager/ Account Executive/ Storage Solutions Specialist
Xiotech Corp., Eden Prairie, MN [1999–2005]
Worldwide Product Manager/ Product Marketing Manager
Interphase Corp., Dallas, TX [1998–1999]
Consulting Technology Specialist
Champion Computer Corp., Irvine, CA [1996–1998]
Consulting Systems Engineer
Compucom Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA [1995–1996]


Video teleconference hookup with International Workshop on Fuzzy System Applications
1988–1988 NASA Johnson technical community panel member, (Kyoto, Japan)
Application of Expert Systems
1987–1987 Panel member, ISA-Anaheim, California
Expert Systems Class
1987–1987 Guest lecturer, University of Houston
United States Air Force and Civil Air Patrol, Pacific Liaison Region
1981–1981 Aerospace Education Certificate of Appreciation.
A Space Systems Perspective of Graphics Simulation Integration
1987–1987 Bochsler, Daniel, C, with Robert Brown, Charles Gott, and Gunter Sabionski, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Conference on Telerobotics, January 1987.

Additional Information

Honors and Other Recognitions
  • “Recognition for Outstanding Service and Leadership” award as Chairman of the Board, 2007 - 2009, Alliance for Higher Education, Dec 2009
  • Advisory Board, College of Education, University of Texas at Tyler, 2008.
  • Outgoing Chairman, 2009, Gavel Award, Board of Trustees, Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce, Palestine, Texas
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Palestine Rotary Club, 2007.
  • Program Chair service, Palestine Rotary Club, 2007.
  • Tech Success Award, North Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization, 2006
  • President’s Club Award and Maui trip, XIOtech Corporation, 2002.
  • Crystal Eagle Award, Western Area, XIOtech Corporation, 2001.
  • Regional award for technical excellence, Compucom Systems, Aruba ’96, 1996.
  • NASA Group Achievement Award award for technology cooperation, Space Operations, Applications and Research Symposium Team, 1992.
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for technical expertise, Onboard Navigation Expert System Team, 1992.
  • Panel member, NASA Skylab Revisit Conference, Huntsville, AL, 1988.
  • Letter of Appreciation, SOAR 1987 Conference, Br. General C. Stebbins/AF/DCS and A. Cohen/Director NASA JSC, 1987.
  • Letter of Commendation for technical performance, NASA Johnson Space Center, 1987.
  • ROBEXS ’86 Conference, Best Technical Paper Award, 1986.
  • Senior Member, AIAA, 1985+
  • AIAA Shuttle Flag Award for Service to AIAA, 1984.
  • AIAA Rocky Mountain Section, service certificate, 1984
  • Finalist, special aid to President of Denver Aerospace, 1983
  • IBM Federal Systems Division, “Dinner for Two” award, 1980.
  • National Winner, Skylab Student Project, NASA and National Science Teachers Association, 1972.
Professional Memberships
  • INCOSE, International Council on Systems Engineering, member
  • American Management Association
  • Licensed private pilot, FAA, since 1978.
Professional and University Citizenship
  • Professional activities and committees
    • Immediate Past Chair, 2010 - present, North Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization
    • Board chairman, 2008-2009, North Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization.
    • Board member, 2006-2010, North Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization
    • Business proposal evaluator, North Texas Regional Center for Innovation and Commercialization, 2006 - 2009
  • Departmental activities and committees
    • Online Program Development and Coordination, Entrepreneurship curriculum
    • Member, IBM Academic Initiative; educator events
  • School activities and committees
    • Assessment Committee
    • Faculty coaching program
    • Online faculty coaching committee
    • Undergraduate and Graduate recuiting particpation
    • Graduate advising event support
    • SOM graduate programs recuiting at UT Tyler
    • Entrepreneurial Short Course session presentations to Computer Science Department
    • Faculty advisor, student business idea competition Team, national event in Evansville, IL
    • AP Teacher vistor volunteer, luch meeting
    • Guest lectures: BA, ENTP and RHET courses
    • Program Coordinator, Microsoft BizSpark Network Partner Program, IIE
    • Student reference and recommendation letters
  • Courses and other curricula developed
    • Strategic Management
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Entrepreneurial Marketing (on-line)
    • Entrepreneurial Strategy (on-line)
    • Management of Technology and New Product Development (on-line)
    • Executive Education – Innovation and Creativity session, GRUMA, Monterrey, Mexico, 2010
    • Executive Education - Integrated Transformation (Management of Constraints)
  • University activities and committees
    • NSF proposal, UTD team lead for innovation and commericalization, Center for Offshore Wind Energy proposal
    • Office of Technology Commericialization boot-camp presenter
    • Session Chair, SDPS Conference 2010, Aerospace, Defense, and Space Systems
    • Faculty recruiting support, ATEC
    • Member, Governance Comittee, Southwest Telepresence Network
    • Urban Land Institute (ULI) UTD MOU meeting support and participation
    • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UT Dallas
    • Business Idea Competition event director, 2009, 2010
    • Distance Learning, Faculty Senate Committee, Chairman, 2010-2011
    • Learning Management Systems, Faculty Senate Committee, 2009, 2010