Applied Analytics & Emerging Technology Lab (AETL)

Analytics-powered Innovation

Inspiring sustained co-innovation for the industry community.

AETL collaborates with iNDustry Labs to propel the adoption of analytics and emerging technologies, fostering a thriving industry community and applying data science to address societal challenges. This partnership accelerates economic and innovation impact in the South Bend – Elkhart Region, achieving the goals of the LIFT Network.

As an applied research lab, AETL aims to:

  • Enable sustained co-innovation, engagement and collaboration between academic teams, iNDustry Labs, and the South Bend – Elkhart business community
  • Pilot ideas and proofs-of-concept for digital and analytics journey of businesses
  • Accelerate use-inspired research that leads to application of analytics in relevant industry, scales transition of analytics powered innovation, and drives advancement of foundational research
  • Cultivate societal impact through community partnerships
  • Accelerate Industry 4.0 digital transformation in South Bend – Elkhart Region, enhancing competitiveness and growth

Ultimately, AETL serves as the application arm of the Institute, working to deliver on short-run and long-pass opportunities for the local region, while inspiring use-oriented research in academia.

Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Need more information?

For more information on AETL and how to become affiliated with the lab, please contact Managing Director, Rick Johnson.