With a presence in Texas for over 30 years, consultants from Exponent’s Houston and Austin offices serve clients - small and large companies, government agencies, insurers and their counsel - throughout Texas and beyond. Exponent’s clients encompass a broad base of industries such as transportation, energy, chemical regulation, consumer products, water resources, biotechnology, medical devices, and construction. Houston is home to the NASA Johnson Space Center, the Texas Medical Center, the Port of Houston, and to the renowned Houston Grand Opera. Houston has the second most Fortune 500 headquarters of any U.S. municipality, and is considered the energy capital of the world. Centrally located in Texas, Austin is home to the seat of Texas state government, and is a bustling hub for technology companies, earning it the moniker “Silicon Hills.” Major research universities like the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, and Rice University have helped fuel the Texas economic growth engine and establish an environment of technical innovation.