Associate Director of Research Relations, University of Texas
Jose Beceiro is the Associate Director of Research Relations for the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Beceiro served as a founding board member of the Pecan Street, Inc. organization. Pecan Street is the nation’s most advanced smart grid research consortium initiative focused on energy usage data collection, energy data analytics, and smart grid research trials.
Beceiro serves as a board member and Treasurer of the CleanTX Foundation. CleanTX is an Austin regional clean energy ecosystem development and trade organization that produces over 30 clean energy networking events, educational forums, and conferences annually.
Prior to joining the UT Cockrell School, Beceiro served as the Director of Clean Energy Economic Development at the Austin Chamber of Commerce where he was responsible for recruiting clean technology companies to the Austin metro region, engaging in local, state, and federal cleantech advocacy, serving as the regional spokesperson on Austin cleantech initiatives, and coordinating the Austin Chamber Clean Energy Council.
Beceiro also previously worked as an economic development consultant for Austin-based AngelouEconomics where he developed comprehensive economic development strategies for regions and communities, as well as site selection services for clients.