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McNAIR Center

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Industry Advancement

As the only university-based aerospace center in the U.S. with a production-level automated fiber placement machine, we push the boundaries. We continue to expand partnerships and create opportunities for investment and collaboration, leading to innovative technology and product development.

Learn more about our cutting edge research laboratory services, as well as the industry partners with whom we collaborate. 


USC's McNAIR Center remains ahead of the curve through its critical research in aerospace structural health monitoring. Breakthroughs in this arena will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the economic health of commercial aviation.

- Larry Kellner, former chairman, Continental Airlines; President, Emerald Creek Group

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.