- GTRI Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems Laboratory
The Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems Laboratory (ATAS) is one of seven labs in the
Georgia Tech Research Institute.
ATAS develops advanced systems concepts and performs research related to
aerospacesystems, power and energy systems, threat systems, intelligent autonomous systems, and systems engineeringmethodologies. The lab also develops advanced technologies and performs research in a range of areas relevant to aerospace and ground transportation as well as to national defense.
Current contracts include work in
aerodynamicsand flow control, aeroacoustics, computational aeroelasticity, wind tunneltesting, aircraft structural analysis, rotorcraft, intelligent systems, fuel celland battery technologies, smart small scale projectiles, embedded computing, unmanned aerial vehicles, and flight stability and control.
The lab also performs applied research and development of
radar-related technologies in support of national defense preparedness. The lab’s prototype development capabilities span the spectrum from mechanical and electronics design and fabrication to full system integration including embedded computing and control systems. ATAS has also achieved a national reputation for its expertise in threat systems, advanced transmittertechnology, radar system development, and weapon systems interpretation.
* [http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/atas/index.html ATAS official website]
* [http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/atas/specialprograms.html Center for Innovative Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies]
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