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As Executive Director of both the USC Engineering Technology
Transfer Center (ETTC) and NASA Far West RTTC, Ken Dozier is
responsible for the direction of ETTC, which manages academic,
federal and commercial intellectual property portfolios. The ETTC is
NASA's designated Far West Regional Technology Transfer Center
(RTTC) with affiliate offices in the eight western states. The ETTC
gained national recognition when it received the 1999 Justin Morrill
from the Technology Transfer Society for innovation.
Dozier is responsible for business development and budget
management for all ETTC programs in accordance with objectives and
practices of NASA, the School of Engineering and USC. Dozier is the
primary liaison with NASA, the Federal Laboratory Consortium, and
many other Federal, State and Local agencies.
Prior to his position at USC, he was the California Director of
Advanced Competitive Technologies from 1995 to 1997 where he was
responsible for the direction of twelve California Advanced
Technology Centers. From 1990 to 1995, he was the Director of
Research at the School of Engineering and Technology at Cal State
Los Angeles, where he also taught many electrical engineering
Mr. Dozier was the President and CEO of Interactive Machines,
Inc. in Westlake Village, California from 1984 to 1989. He
transformed this negative net worth research and development firm
into a profitable computer graphics hardware manufacturing company
capitalizing on the demand in the aerospace flight simulation
industry for advanced real-time computer graphic systems.
International motion picture and television special effect companies
also adopted this equipment as their primary computer graphic
From 1982 to 1984, Dozier was Vice President of Operations and
Executive Technical Director of Digital Productions, the world’s
first digital production facility for motion pictures and
television. DP was awarded the first Academy Award for Technical
Excellence in the field of computer graphics in 1984 for its work on
the motion picture “The Last Starfighter”.
Ken Dozier was a member of the Technical Staff of Hughes Aircraft
in Los Angeles from 1978 to 1982. He was also a member of the
Technical Staff at Rockwell International in Seal Beach, Ca. from
1975 to 1978.
Mr. Dozier received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from
California State University, Los Angeles in 1976, Master of Science
in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California,
Los Angeles in 1982, Master of Business Administration from
University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Management
in 1991 and abd
Ph.D. in Information Sciences at The Claremont Graduate
Dozier’s full resume can be viewed by clicking on the above link.