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2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Systems (UT Space Institute)

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University of Tennessee Space Institute

Stephen Corda, Chair and Director of Graduate Studies

Associate Professors
Corda, S. (Liaison), PhD - Maryland
Solies, U.P., PhD - Tennessee
Research Associate Professor
Muratore, J., MS - Houston
Research Assistant Professor
Martos, B., MS - Embry-Riddle
Adjunct Faculty
Pujol, A., PhD - Vanderbilt
Aviation Systems   MS


The University of Tennessee Space Institute offers a program leading to the Master of Science degree with a major in aviation systems. Aviation systems is a unique blend of aerospace engineering, aviation technology, flight science, and flight test engineering and research. The aviation systems program is designed for those who possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science and wish to study under a system philosophy toward careers in research and development or testing in areas pertinent to aviation and aerospace. Current emphases include, flight testing, aircraft performance and flying qualities, aircraft design, atmospheric and earth/ocean science, airborne sensing, and human factors.


To qualify for admission to this program, the applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution, and fulfill the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduate admission procedures and grade point standards. It is expected that the student will have completed course work in calculus and physics, and preferably aerodynamics, aircraft performance, or other aerospace-related subjects.

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