Membership Structure and Operations

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INDUSTRY ADVISORY BOARD (IAB)

  • Base membership provides one seat on the IAB
  • Recommends research initiatives
  • Evaluates research projects and votes on them for funding
  • Advises on short-and-long-term needs of industry members
  • Collaborates during in-person Center meetings twice per year

PROJECT PROPOSALS

  • 1-year research proposals, with an option to extend through IAB vote
  • IAB recommends research priorities for each member company
  • Proposals submitted by faculty; evaluated and voted upon by IAB

RESEARCH PHASE

  • Ongoing collaboration between interested industry members and researchers
  • Mid-term updates on all proposals via interactive poster sessions
  • Final research reports published and presented to IAB