Welcome to the Lab


Lab Director: Doug Hunsaker


Who We Are

  1. We believe in order to solve the toughest remaining challenges in aerospace, we must better understand the underlying mathematical principles.

  2. We believe "An equation is worth a thousand pictures." - WF Phillips

  3. We believe that "the best dividends on the labor invested [will] invariably come from seeking more knowledge rather than more power." - Orville and Wilbur Wright


Our Mission

  1. Publish fundamental aeronautics principles.

  2. Produce innovative leaders in the aerospace industry.

  3. Develop world-class, aerodynamic analysis, design, and optimization tools.






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