Aircraft/Vehicle Crash-worthiness, Blast Modeling, Prognostics, Vehicle Security
This key research area of impact includes theoretical and testing/validation of aircraft/vehicle crashworthiness, blast modeling, prognostics, and issues related to vehicle safety (tires, chassis, and cyber-security).
Gas Turbine Testing and Research Laboratory
This research facility houses a high-speed impact gas gun used for NASA research, a differential bearing test equipment used for aerospace tribology research, an environmental chamber, a machine shop, and test equipment for large mechanical and civil infrastructures. The facility also has space that can house The International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) restricted projects.