The Department of Aviation Technology's educational mission focuses on the preparation of graduates for challenging and rewarding careers in the aviation industry. Purdue University offers a diverse, internationally recognized aviation education program at a world class teaching and research institution. The department serves approximately 610 students on the West Lafayette Campus and 95 students at the Indianapolis Statewide Technology location. The department has 33 full-time faculty and is an active participant in the graduate program of the College of Technology.
The mission of AirTIES is to help researchers quickly develop and assist industry in quickly bringing to market effective, alternative aviation/aerospace fuels and components.
The Air Transport Institute for Environmental Sustainability (AirTIES) series includes journal articles, conference papers, and reviewed abstracts of posters and presentations from both faculty and students from the AirTIES center at Purdue University.