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Center for Embedded Systems, an National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.

NESTT: Networked, Embedded, Smart and Trusted Things

A (Planned) NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center of Arizona State University, University of Southern California University of Arizona, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, University of Connecticut

Sarma Vrudhula School of Computing, Informatics and Decision System Engineering Arizona State University

How it Works

Summary: Opportunity to join NESTT 

  • The collision of IOT, Fog, AI, Cloud, 5G, AR/VR is raising many opportunities at the intersection of technology development, business and social impact — this is too big for one company to figure out and go solo

  • Member benefits include:
    • Gain early access to cutting-edge, multi-university, cross-disciplinary research on IOT as well as insights of emerging or weak signals and trends;
    • Gain access to royalty-free, non-exclusive IP rights from all universities with option to perform exclusive/separate deep dives;
    • Leverage federal and university investments to increase ROI of sponsored research by 50%
      • Typical sponsored research of $1M gets ~$600K towards scope vs. via NESTT gets ~$900K towards scope;
    • Directly influence prioritization and selection of projects for implementation;
    • Participate in custom designed, expert facilitated, open strategy workshops on wicked problems;
    • Participate in periodic research insights sharing, give/get feedback and guide directions;
    • Access to a stream of growing university partners, research teams and specialized facilities;
    • Access to a pipeline of technical and multi-disciplinary talent;
    • Next steps include:
    • Agree/submit letter of interest;
    • Participate in open strategy workshop at ASU (TBD ~ by end of Q3/2018);

NESTT: A planned NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) on Internet of Things

Participating Universities

  • Arizona State University
  • University of Southern California
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Connecticut

Multi-Disciplinary Faculty & Students

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Law, Business, Social Sciences