The mission of the Center for Advanced Materials in Transport Aircraft Structures (AMTAS) is to lead the aviation community by researching new ideas in advanced materials, educating and training aviation professionals, and facilitating knowledge transfer among industry, government, and academia. AMTAS-sponsored activities are grouped into the following three areas:
- Research: Perform studies related to composite materials and structures used in transporting aircraft as well as the application of new nanotechnologies to transport aircraft.
- Education: Train new and existing engineers and technicians through degree programs and short courses to ensure an educated workforce in the aerospace industry.
- Knowledge Transfer: Foster knowledge exchange between government agencies, industry, and academia. Activities include seminars, workshops, presentations, and conferences.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 2004-2008
College of Engineering: Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, and Aeronautics and Astronautics
Curtis Davis, FAA JAMS Program
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