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NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

10/3/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies.

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DURIP grant brings advanced research robots to University

10/3/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
State-of-the-art robots will advance research into how humans and autonomous systems can collaborate.

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NASA interns work on autonomous systems, computer vision projects

9/30/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Three computer science and engineering students tackled research challenges for space program

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

9/29/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Lt. Col. (ret.) Warren Rapp to lead University-based business and research development of autonomous systems with the goal of creating industry-university partnerships to commercialize technologies.

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Foundation funds work to expand indoor navigation system for blind users

9/15/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Reader's Digest funding will allow Eelke Folmer to integrate his indoor navigation system NAVATAR with Google Maps.

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Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development

9/2/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno has established a new research and development partnership with Flirtey, a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company.

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Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp

6/20/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Local high school students launched bottle rockets, learned about aeronautics, propulsion and robotics; and piloted baby drones in the first ever engineering UAS summer camp.

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James Bridegum named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2014 Herz Gold Medalist

5/15/2014 • Natalie Savidge
Carson High School graduate caps academic career.

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Twelfth annual Engineers Day brings nearly 300 students to campus

4/25/2014 • Patrick Harris
Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations.

 innovation day

Engineering students to showcase senior design course innovations for businesses, investors

4/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Fifty projects will be showcased in the Senior Capstone Innovation Day Friday, May 2 at the Lawlor Events Center.

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WICSE encourages women engineers with April 25 seminar

4/22/2014 • Staff Report
"Most Significant Bit" to emphasize increased participation of women in computing and IT programs

University student team wins graduate division of Governor’s Cup

4/22/2014 • Nicole Shearer
Second place for graduate and undergraduate division taken by University of Nevada, Reno teams

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