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Algorithms and Software group collaboration project

Recently, the Applied Research Institute (ARI) partnered with Sandia National Laboratories on a Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project focused on training, testing, and preparing an object detection algorithm which allows head-to-head comparisons between similar algorithms using the same dataset and API.

A new process for recycling aluminum scrap

ARI is working with Eck Industries to develop a new process for recycling aluminum scrap into a high strength castable aluminum alloy

Bolivian Project

US Embassy funds Contextual Innovation and Practice to develop Bolivian training facility that  addresses food, energy, and water needs.

Research by the Indoor Climate Research and Training Center

The Indoor Climate Research and Training group at the Illinois Applied Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is partnering with Facilities & Services (F&S) staff to test the building envelope tightness of the Transportation Building (104 South Matthews Ave., Urbana) 

Algorithm and Software Development

ARI develops and implements algorithms for solving complex multi-domain problems in the areas of Information Processing, ISR (Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance), Remote Sensing, Data Fusion, and Distributed Autonomy.

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Contextual Innovation and Practice

ARI increases operability, sustainability, and functionality of engineered products, systems, and operations by identifying and addressing the unique context in which they reside, and optimizing the impact of place, people, and time on its development and use.

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Materials Development

ARI improves the performance of material systems through the development, design, processing and characterization of polymers, biomaterials, nanocomposites and metals.

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Monitoring, Diagnostics and Controls

ARI integrates and deploys sensor technologies and diagnostic tools that provide our customers actionable data that helps them extract valuable insights, enhance situational awareness, and rapidly respond to changing conditions.

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Training

ARI bridges the gap between the knowledge gained through research and its practical application. ARI trainers design curriculum and workshop modules to enhance the fundamental knowledge of building science and energy efficiency practitioners.

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Impact Areas

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Building Science

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Defense & Security

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Health

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Manufacturing

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