Research Institute for Autonomous Systems
A global leader in unmanned and autonomous systems research, application and policy development, we provide solutions to present and future challenges.
The UND Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) is built upon the core University of North Dakota values of community, lifelong learning and discovery. With a well-articulated plan, expertise across a broad set of disciplines, and an organized, committed team, we continue to RIAS to the challenge of providing autonomous technologies and policies that serve society.
Our Mission is Simple
Create new autonomous systems through multidisciplinary research and lead development of world-changing autonomous policies, with the goal of driving a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy consistent with ethical and legal standards.