Four Year Vision:

To become a world-class center that investigates the critical issue of the design and deployment of trusted autonomous systems by focusing on the interaction of technology thrusts (smart, safe, secure) across several application drivers. We envision an interdisciplinary research theme that has broad societal impact by transferring research to practice.

Goals of the IRT Investment

  • Build a community
  • Enhance our reputation
  • Invest and grow infrastructure
  • Win large "center-scale" awards

Measures of Success

  • The degree to which new and existing technology is transitioned to practice
  • Increased CU's reputation amongst peer institutions, industry, and agencies
  • The number of "large" grant ($1M+ expenditures/year) proposals submitted and number of projects awarded