Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program participant pilots SpaceX Dragon spacecraftToday Sian Proctor, a participant in the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) has successfully piloted the Inspiration4 mission carrying her and three other...
We Make Scientific Breakthroughs Possible
The Infrastructure of Discovery Doesn’t Happen Overnight.
Driven by Impact
We transform ideas into technologies, laboratories, and policies that initiate, inform, and inspire. For over seven decades, AUI has developed specialized expertise in science, engineering, technology, and cyber security to enable greater impact. Uniquely positioned, we combine exceptional operations management with collaborative community engagement drive innovation and affect lasting change within organizations.
Experts at Managing Complexity
We create an environment where innovation, imagination, and people thrive. Even in the harshest desert terrain, discovery flourishes at ALMA, where AUI has led an international partnership with Europe, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Chile. The $1.4 billion project is a monumental achievement for space exploration and collaborations.
Ambassadors for Science
We believe we are part of something greater than ourselves and that our work today should help solve tomorrow’s challenges. As trailblazers for STEM, we laid the ground work for transformative, accessible, educational experiences while expanding e-learning programs and international outreach efforts.
Catalysts for the Future
Woodstar Labs was created to incubate new areas of engineering, analysis, and research to address the ongoing needs of our shared, critical infrastructure and to protect communities. We are tackling cybersecurity risks within the energy sector, state elections, and academia by creating resources for underserved sectors.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) $23 million for design and development work on the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), including producing a prototype antenna.
Ambassador Alfonso Silva Navarro leads Chile’s Embassy to the United States since September 2018. His extensive diplomatic career includes being the Chilean Ambassador to Canada, India, and Jamaica, as well as being the Director General on Foreign Affairs at Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.