USRA Research Institute For Advanced Computer Science Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Patented and open source systems pioneered by RIACS have had an impact beyond NASA, including significant impact on the process of software testing, aerodynamic simulations, autonomous vehicles, and collaborative enterprise applications. RIACS has also been prolific in its contributions to and support of the academic community, publishing more than 1300 papers and technical reports during its 25-year history and hosting more than 230 visiting scientists. RIACS has received more than 20 awards and has more than 80 invention disclosures and patents.
Speaking at the Institute’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, held on
“Over the past 25 years RIACS has made a significant number of unique and outstanding contributions both to the field of advanced computing and to our nation’s space exploration efforts,” stated
The Universities Space Research Association, established in 1969 by the National Academy of Sciences, is a private, nonprofit consortium of 102 universities offering advanced degrees in space- and aeronautics-related disciplines. USRA’s mission is to conduct leading-edge research, develop innovative technologies, promote education and policy across the breadth of space science, and operate premier science and technology facilities by involving universities, private industry and government.
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