Research

With focuses in new fuels to make flights more efficient, new alloys to make planes lighter and less expensive, human factors in the sky as well as the ground to ensure safer flights, the Department of Aviation Technology is working toward a safer, more efficient future of flight.

Aviation Technology Grants

Principal Investigator: Brian Dillman
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $5,735.10 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Mary Johnson
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $14,652.15 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Mary Johnson
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $2,457.90 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator: James Thom
Sponsor: Baere Aerospace Consulting Inc
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $10,000.00 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator: James Thom
Sponsor: Baere Aerospace Consulting Inc
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $10,000.00 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Thomas Carney
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $97,681.00 (Mar '14)
Principal Investigator: Denver Lopp
Sponsor: Mercurius Biofuels
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $53,170.00 (Feb '14)
Principal Investigator: Denver Lopp
Sponsor: Swift Fuels LLC
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $6,250.00 (Feb '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Richard Simmons
Sponsor: Mercurius Biofuels
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $26,585.00 (Feb '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Richard Simmons
Sponsor: Mercurius Biofuels
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $26,585.00 (Feb '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: David Stanley
Sponsor: Swift Fuels LLC
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $6,250.00 (Feb '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: David Stanley
Sponsor: Coordinating Research Council, Inc.
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $67,207.50 (Jan '14)
Principal Investigator: James Thom
Sponsor: Coordinating Research Council, Inc
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $67,207.50 (Jan '14)
Principal Investigator: Denver Lopp
Sponsor: Aero Engine Controls
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $12,500.00 (Jan '14)
Principal Investigator: John Mott
Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Inc
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $30,000.00 (Jan '14)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: David Stanley
Sponsor: Aero Engine Controls
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $12,500.00 (Jan '14)
Principal Investigator: Chien-tsung Lu
Sponsor: Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co Ltd
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $155,051.00 (Dec '13)
Principal Investigator: John Mott
Sponsor: Multi-Sponsored Industrials
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $15,000.00 (Dec '13)
Principal Investigator: Brian Dillman
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $89,813.50 (Sep '13)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Mary Johnson
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $38,491.50 (Sep '13)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Purdue Univ F N Andrews Fellowship
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $17,490.00 (Aug '13)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Purdue Univ F N Andrews Fellowship
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $17,490.00 (Aug '13)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Purdue Univ Special Initiative Program
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $16,187.86 (Aug '13)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Knox, David M. Endowment
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $19,425.00 (Aug '13)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Chien-tsung Lu
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $28,549.50 (Jul '13)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Bilsland, Winifred B. Endowment
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $3,237.14 (Jun '13)
Principal Investigator: Chien-tsung Lu
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $1,500.00 (Mar '13)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Denver Lopp
Sponsor: Woolpert Llp
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $16,262.00 (Dec '12)
Principal Investigator: Denver Lopp
Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Inc
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $37,068.00 (Nov '12)
Principal Investigator: Ronald Sterkenburg
Sponsor: Naval Air Systems Command
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $4,000.00 (Nov '12)
Principal Investigator: Ronald Sterkenburg
Sponsor: Naval Air Systems Command
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $1,000.00 (Sep '12)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Chappelle
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $3,224.00 (May '12)
Principal Investigator:
Co-Principal Investigator: Chien-tsung Lu
Sponsor: Woolpert Llp
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $24,393.00 (Mar '12)
Principal Investigator: Timothy Ropp
Co-Principal Investigator: Philip Mick
Sponsor: Boeing Company, The
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $13,179.00 (Sep '11)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Chappelle
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $16,170.00 (Jun '11)
Principal Investigator: Richard Fanjoy
Sponsor: Bilsland, Winifred B. Endowment
Department: Aviation Technology
Amount Received: $19,394.00 (Jun '11)