Maternal and Child Health Research

Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network RTI is serving as the data collection and analysis center for NICHD’s study of stillbirth in the United States. In this role, we help network investigators at five university-affiliated clinical sites design studies to determine the causes of stillbirth. We are also supporting efforts to develop research guidelines for reporting and investigating stillbirths, including a standardized…

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Cyber Physical System

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) are integrations of computation, networking, and physical processes. Embedded computers and networks monitor and control the physical processes, with feedback loops where physical processes affect computations and vice versa. The economic and societal potential of such systems is vastly greater than what has been realized, and major investments are being made worldwide to develop the technology. The…

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