Category Archives: NIAR in the News

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) teamed up with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to develop an automated wing surface scanning solution for the Aerospace industry. The results? Full jet wing surface scan reduced from hours to under four minutes. Find … Continue reading

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NIAR in the News: Amusing Race allows participants to see different side of campus

Source: the Sunflower by Alex Perry As students finish up their general education credits and focus more on their majors, it is common for them to spend most of their time in one or two buildings, never seeing everything the … Continue reading

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NIAR in the News: Engineering expo teaches kids the fun of making things work

Source: Wichita Eagle By Roy Wenzl Nobody could fly in the fully functional but grounded sailplane that Harry Clayton was showing off. (Century II’s display room was big, but not that big.) But plenty of kids were coming up to … Continue reading

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NIAR in the News: NIAR Adds Lightning Test Labs

Source: The Weekly of Business Aviation By Molly McMillin Inside the National Institute of Aviation Research in Wichita, engineers joke they “blow holes in stuff” as they test the indirect and direct effects of a lightning strike on an aircraft. But … Continue reading

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Students in Virtual Reality Lab develop Shuttle Bus app

A new mobile application designed to help Wichita State University students and visitors connect with the WSU Shuttle System is now available for Apple and Android phones and tablets. The Shocker Shuttle Tracker app is a free downloadable application that … Continue reading

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KWCH News: WSU’s Innovative Campus plan already in practice at NIAR labs

Wichita State University leaders say the concept of the Innovation Campus they expect to begin building next year is already in practice at the school with NIAR, the National Institute for Aviation Research, which opened in 1985. Read more and watch … Continue reading

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NIAR in the News: Global info tech company to work with Wichita State

Source: The Wichita Eagle By Roy Wenzl A global information technology company, Tech Mahindra, is forming a partnership with Wichita State University that university leaders say could create new jobs – and better ways of avoiding big aerospace manufacturing layoffs. … Continue reading

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