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VADL is an interdisciplinary Aerospace Engineering Laboratory specializing in the design of expert systems and novel rocket-flyable payloads.  VADL is directed by Professor Amrutur Anilkumar, a NASA Space Science Investigator, Aerospace Engineer and Educator.  VADL’s graduate and undergraduate members originate from ME, CompE, EE, and CS backgrounds and VADL project teams compete at NASA competitionsVADL’s research is focused on development of sensing-based launch vehicle structural health monitoring systems and lubricant quality-based engine health monitoring systems. To date, VADL has  graduated  more than a hundred Alumni, most of whom are pursuing advanced studies in Aerospace Engineering and/or working at New-Space Industries.

Unique Designs, Novel Implementation