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.
Enter NevadaNano’s Molecular Property Spectrometer Indoor Air Quality Sensor, which represents a breakthrough in gas sensing performance. By using nanotechnology, NevadaNano was able to create a sensor that enables smart home air quality monitors, smart air purification systems, and smart ventilation systems to monitor indoor air quality and automatically take action when it isn’t safe.
Virtual reality has the potential to become a mainstream technology, but it’s not a level playing field for men and women. An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Nevada, Reno aims to make VR more accessible to women. VR sickness, which can include symptoms like nausea, drowsiness and disorientation, is still considered a major barrier to the mass market success of virtual reality.
TEDxUniversityofNevada organizers have announced their seventh annual event will be Saturday, February 23, 2019 and the call for speakers will be open from June 1-July 6. Over the years, TEDxUniversityofNevada has become one of the most prominent TEDx events in the nation with videos reaching more than a combined 25 million views. The event has also brought some of the most well-known business trailblazers, influential media personalities and incredible performers to Reno, while also starting national dialogue and unveiling important issues in the community.
“When Nikki raised her hand, I said to myself, this is the right person to partner on,” Oster said in a phone interview with the NNBW. Six months later, Oster and McGuire are the founders of a newly opened coworking space in downtown Reno: Beacon CoWork.
If you’re lucky enough to be a Reno resident or student, you think of stunning Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada mountains, the Truckee River running through downtown, the Reno Air Races, the Reno Rodeo, the “Spaghetti Bowl” traffic jam (5 minutes), our mild climate, and a beautiful place to live. If you like skiing, running, mountain biking, hiking the Tahoe Rim trail, and enjoying the outdoors, Reno is a gateway to all of these activities. The joke around town is that we don’t want to tell any more people how nice Reno is. Alchemy looked at four key factors in choosing Reno for its headquarters: talent, business climate, quality of life, and transportation alternatives.