ASSIST Welcomes SAS as Industry Partner

S285-sas100KSAS®, leader in business analytics software and services and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, has joined the ASSIST community as a full Industry Partner.  Taking root from NC State University, SAS has been a monumental force within the business intelligence and analytics software industries over the past 39 years.  With over 13,667 dedicated employees worldwide, SAS has increasingly proved itself as a powerhouse of innovation, research and development.

ASSIST would like to welcomes our newest member to the Center.  Data fusion, analytics and correlation are areas of research applicable to each testbed platforms toward which the Center is researching.  We look forward to highly collaborative research efforts to produce innovative and disruptive new methodologies.

SAS joins 26 other industry member partners, some of which include: Vancive, muRata, Kyma Technologies, and 3D Systems.  Partnership with outside companies continues to fuel the growth of the ASSIST Center while offering first-rate benefits. If you are interested in partnering with, sponsoring or joining the ASSIST Center, please contact Tom Snyder ( for more information.



The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) develops and employs nano-enabled energy harvesting, energy storage, nanodevices, and sensors to create innovative, battery-free and body-powered wearable health monitoring systems. This center of excellence received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2012 for five years of research, renewable out until 2022.


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