Discussion questions for the Roundtable Panel

1.   Multi-department collaborations in Big Data: resources available from presidentís/VPR offices

2.   How can we leverage Emerging Technologies Fund (ETF) in kick-starting high risk research innovations?

3.   Can we foster small-scale companies in the region to form an industry-research alliance that could lead to new R&D activities in BI/BD/BA? What are the current roadblocks in reaching universityís goal in translational research?

4.   How could TTU innovate the analytics curriculum/program to adapt to evolving demands from the industry?

5.   How will internationally joint research help promote TTUís reputation and achievement aligned to the strategic plan? What are the strategies for TTU to strengthen the collaboration with partners in Asia, South America, and Europe?