Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) 2017

June 19 - August 18, 2017

Sponsors and Projects

The sponsors for RIPS 2017 have not been finalized yet.
You can read about the RIPS 2016 sponsors and projects below:

 

The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national-security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office and support all national-security space programs. We also apply more than 40 years of experience with space systems to projects for civil agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, commercial companies, universities, and some international organizations in the national interest. Our highly skilled technical people have focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our insight and involvement in space programs has significantly reduced the risk of launch failure and increased both satellite endurance and performance. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world. Read the Project Description.

AMD

AMD designs and integrates technology that powers millions of intelligent devices, including personal computers, game consoles and cloud servers that define the new era of surround computing. Read the Project Description.

Areté

Areté is a growing employee-owned company dedicated to revolutionizing the mission effectiveness of our National Security customers through responsive, innovative, and cost-effective remote sensing solutions. Areté offers Government clients the full range of technology development and system engineering from Applied Research (6.2) through Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP). Read the Project Description.

CSX

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. The company’s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. Read the Project Description.

Google LA

Google, Inc. focuses on improving the ways people connect with information. It provides variety of services and tools for advertisers of all sizes, from simple text ads to display and mobile advertising and to publishers, whether small or large. The company primarily focuses on the areas which include search, advertising, operating systems, platforms, enterprise and hardware products. Widely used products like Android, GMail, YouTube, Google Chrome OS and Google Chrome, Google TV and Google Books are only a partial selection of Google’s enormous portfolio. Read the Project Description.

GumGum

GumGum is a new kind of display advertising platform, built on the fundamental belief that to be effective, ads must be relevant, engaging and viewable. Known best for its invention of in-image advertising, GumGum’s products have since grown to include several display, mobile and video solutions to help brands tell their stories and publishers unlock new sources of revenue. Read the Project Description.

HRL

For more than 60 years, HRL’s scientists and engineers have been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research, providing real-world technology solutions, and advancing the state of the art. They continue to be recognized as one of the world’s premier physical science and engineering research laboratories. Their research collaborations with their LLC Member companies, government, commercial and academic institutions are realizing groundbreaking advances in ultra-high-performance circuitry, robust computing and communications, automated data extraction, and innovative architected materials. Their technologies operate in space, on aircraft, in automobiles, and in a variety of consumer products. These technologies make us safer, support our national security and improve our quality of life. Read the Project Description.

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)

It is the mission of the Los Angeles Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence. Read the Project Description.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has a mission of strengthening the United States’ security through development and application of world-class science and technology to enhance the nation’s defense, reduce the global threat from terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, and respond with vision, quality, integrity and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. Read the Project Description.