“Rolls-Royce has partnered with Purdue University for decades, and we are excited to launch our new controls capability near the campus."
PURDUE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AEROSPACE
The 52,000-sft facility houses a research and development team for Rolls-Royce and features incubator space for other companies interested in aerospace and aviation development.
MAURICE J. ZUCROW LABORATORIES
Zucrow Labs jet and rocket propulsion research facilities occupy a 24-acre site adjacent to the Purdue University Airport. The Laboratory's research capability encompasses many disciplines: aerodynamics of turbo machinery, aeroacoustics, combustion, measurement and control, computational fluid mechanics, particle flow heat transfer, and atomization processes.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY AIRPORT
The Purdue University Airport opened in November 1930 as the first university-owned airport in the country. It encompasses 537 acres divided into airside and landside facilities. The airside includes two runways, a system of parallel taxiways and an apron area. The landside consists of two passenger terminal buildings, "T" hangars, automobile parking and the connecting road network. Also located at the airport are academic buildings serving the Aviation Technology program.