Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) 2019

June 24 - August 23, 2019

Sponsors

The sponsors for 2019 have not been officially announced yet.

 

The following organizations were sponsors for RIPS 2018:

 

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.

Air Force Research Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory is a global technical enterprise, boasting some of the best and brightest leaders in the world. We are Revolutionary, Relevant, and Responsive to the Warfighter. We defend America by unleashing the unconquerable power of scientific and technical innovation. Our mission is leading the discovery, development, and integration of affordable warfighting technologies for our air, space, and cyberspace force.

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.

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. 

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HRL
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.

Praedicat

As the world’s first “liability cat”​ modeling company, Praedicat is dedicated to improving the underwriting and management of casualty risk. Their multidisciplinary team leverages cutting-edge technology to solve problems for clients. The patent-pending technology delivers information extracted from scientific literatures on emerging risk. They analyze the risk with a structured approach incorporating applied legal reasoning and economics. Their analysis is focused to directly inform core business functions of liability insurers and reinsurers.

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is a cancer research and treatment center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC Lineberger’s clinical base is the N.C. Cancer Hospital, the only public National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Carolina. With research that spans the spectrum from the laboratory to the bedside to the community, UNC Lineberger faculty work to understand the causes of cancer at the genetic and environmental levels, to conduct groundbreaking laboratory research, and to translate findings into pioneering and innovative clinical trials.