Engineering

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the needs of the scientific community have led to countless life-changing technologies.

Technology created for AUI managed facilities increases our understanding of the Universe and contributes to American competitiveness. We continue to create new user facilities, tools, components, equipment and much more to drive innovation and open new paths of discovery. Trust, customization, and precision are at the core of our engineered materials. When each component counts, rely on trusted materials and supply chains, crafted to specification, and machined to tolerances of ± 5 microns. We license and build custom technology for the scientific community, government, and industry.

From designing and building microelectronics to supercomputers, we have managed systems to create custom solutions to custom challenges. Many of the components we create and use are subjected to the harshest of environments at the highest altitudes and operate under grueling weather conditions and wild temperature changes.

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ACEAP Alumna Selected as Astronaut for SpaceX

Sian Procter, a participant in the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) in 2016, has been selected as an astronaut by SpaceX. The Inspiration4 mission, scheduled to launch sometime after 15 September 2021, will orbit Earth for three days and conduct a variety of experiments.

Successful Test Paves Way for New Planetary Radar

The National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Observatory (GBO) and National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), and Raytheon Intelligence & Space conducted a test in November to prove that a new radio telescope system can capture high-resolution images in near-Earth space.

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ALMA Takes First Step Toward Return to Service

Personnel at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile have begun the process of returning the facility to an active observational status, following the shutdown caused by COVID-19 in March of 2020.

Adam Cohen, president of the entity that won the Corfo tender: “Our goal is to generate between 25 to 50 new companies in 10 years”

With the focus on putting the Clean Technologies Institute (ICTL) into operation soon is the Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI), the entity that won the Corfo tender that is being questioned by another of the consortiums that was in competition.

CORFO Selects AUI to Build and Manage the Chilean Instituto de Tecnologías Limpias

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CORFO Selects AUI to Build and Manage the Chilean Institute for Clean Technologies

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CORFO Awards Institute of Clean Technologies to a Consortium Led by AUI

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New Partnership Emerges to Battle COVID-19

Naperville, IL—Today AUI and Radiance Diagnostics signed a memorandum of understanding to provide COVID-19 testing, support, and laboratory administration for the federal, state, and local government and businesses that require research and development assistance.

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