Background and Achievements
WSU’s focus on public-private engagement goes back decades, focusing on the local engineering and manufacturing markets. WSU continues to be first in the country for industry-funded aeronautical research and development. WSU is ranked fifth in the U.S. for industry-funded engineering R&D in all categories including biomedical, electrical, industrial and mechanical.
Challenges to be Addressed by AR
Within the areas of the university, the primary goal of AR integration is based on using university skills and resources to drive commercial services for industry.
Why AR is a Strategic Area
Supporting the innovative growth of industry has been a consistent focus and goal at WSU. AR fits into the roadmap of many manufacturing groups and engineering organizations as they continue to add technology to their portfolio of capabilities.