The University of Nevada, Reno, leading a team of international partners that includes ETH Zurich, University of California, Berkeley, Sierra Nevada Corporation and Flyability, has been awarded the prestigious DARPA Subterranean Challenge grant for the proposal “CERBERUS: CollaborativE walking & flying RoBots for autonomous ExploRation in Underground Settings.”
Robots navigate obstacle courses and autonomous vehicles learn how to drive at the Nevada Center for Applied Research at the University of Nevada, Reno. And, that’s what’s happening in only one room of the three-story building. On the other floors, startups and other companies can access the physical and intellectual assets of the university to do groundbreaking research and create life-saving innovations.
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We have all heard of bitcoin, because bitcoin is sexy. The blockchain technology behind bitcoin, however, has the potential to streamline and automate hundreds of unsexy processes we use every day. Blockchain is not about money, even though this is the technology underlying cryptocurrencies, and it is not fundamentally about replacing governments with private, decentralized systems. It’s about trust.
One clay rectangle at a time, row upon rows of brick and mortar, was laid by SAM. However, SAM isn’t a mason. SAM100 is a bricklaying robot – the first to be used in the state of Nevada. The new University of Nevada, Reno Arts Building employed state-of-the-art technology in the construction of the $35.5 million facility.
Today, ITS Logistics freight brokerage occupies a 9,000-square foot space on the fourth floor of 50 W. Liberty St and is on its way to generating more than $120 million in revenue in 2018. With more than 80 team members, the office is quickly filling to capacity. To take a break from helping companies worldwide manage their freight brokerage needs, the team often gathers on their outdoor-deck, the only space of its kind in the building.
Your commute to work, to school or to the store may seem like standard everyday events, but for Zong Tian, a professor in the University of Nevada, Reno’s civil and environmental engineering department, it is anything but standard. His work can help drivers have a better commute. Working jointly with the Beijing Institute of Technology, China, Tian oversaw the architectural design for the University’s Physical Arterial Signal Simulation, or PASS system: a state-of-the-art traffic simulator specific to the Reno area.