NIRDT at Wichita State University is an interconnected business solution provider and research consortium dedicated to accelerating the benefits of digital transformation for education, business, and society. NIRDT engages industry professionals to conduct research and engage with students and business partners in the application of Digital Transformation.

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Interested in becoming a student or Industry Partner under NIRDT? Click the links below for more information.

Capabilities and Services

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Markets

Digital Transformation encompasses four main areas: Technology, Data, Process, and Organizational Change. NIRDT is focused on working with our region's key industries and niche sectors to implement growth strategies that are targeted, collaborative and data-driven.

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Agriculture

  • Value-Added Products
  • Crop & Animal Farming
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Advanced Manufacturing

  • Plastics & Composites
  • Machinery & Metalworking
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Aerospace

  • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul
  • Design & Production
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Healthcare

  • Healthcare Services
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IT Systems & Support

  • Cybersecurity
  • Business Process Outsourcing
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Energy

  • Petroleum-Based Products
  • Production, Processing & Distribution
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Transportation & Logistics

  • Transportation
  • Logistics
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The Power of Partnership

Our Industry Partners are the foundation of our organization. By providing insight into the workforce with innovative opportunities and challenges they are a driving force in, as well as beneficiaries of, our students' success.

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NetApp Partnership

Want to see an example of how important our Industry Partners are in impacting our student success? Check out the video below.