Industrial Affiliates Program
The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics has an Industrial Affiliates Program, which was established in 1982, for the purpose of promoting positive, open communication between the School and aerospace-oriented industries. Industry support of the IAP provides the School with unrestricted funds that are used for maintaining state-of-the-art computer hardware and software, teaching laboratories, student support, and the professional development of faculty members. The annual membership fee for the IAP is $10,000.
Some of the benefits of being a member of the IAP include: a faculty liaison between your company and the School; MS and PhD theses listing; a display case to promote your company, which is located in the School; your company's name listed on this website with a hyperlink to your website; the opportunity to speak in Aeronautics and Astronautics classes; and, general assistance by the director of communications and development for the coordination of campus visits with faculty and staff.
For more information about the IAP and how your company can become a member, please contact the director of development at (765) 494-9124.
INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES PROGRAM MEMBERS
|Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne has over 5000 employees in 15 locations across the United States. GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real estate assets. Since the company was founded in 1942, it has led the way in the development of crucial technology and products that have kept America strong and furthered human's exploration of space.|
|ATK is a premier aerospace and defense company with more than 18,000 employees in 22 states, Puerto Rico and internationally with anticipated FY10 revenue in excess of $4.7 billion. ATK's strategy is to build on their core aerospace & defense business by aggressively challenging the status quo with affordable, innovative solutions.|
|Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.|
|Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 146,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.|
|Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.|
|For over 70 years, Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has been recognized as a leader in the design, production, and support of communication and aviation electronics for customers worldwide. Rockwell Collins provides airborne and surface solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense, Ministries of Defense and manufacturers of military platforms. They also supply avionics and cabin electronics to business aviation and commercial air transport operations worldwide.|
|Rolls-Royce North America Inc. is a major industry player in the U.S. and boasts a large presence with more Rolls-Royce engines built in the U.S.A. than anywhere else in the world. The U.S. is the global headquarters for the company's Helicopters & Small Gas Turbine Engines, Corporate & Regional Aircraft and Energy Businesses. Defense North America headquarters is situated in the company's largest U.S. manufacturing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana while the North American corporate headquarters is located just outside Washington, D.C.|