MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) has been awarded the Fairmount Society Lifetime Associate status by the Wichita State University Foundation in recognition of the longstanding collaboration between MTS and the University´s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), the company said.
NIAR is a research and development organization in the aviation industry, providing aerospace manufacturers with test resources they require to realize major engineering advances. and military aircraft.
The cooperation between MTS and NIAR spans decades. During that time MTS has made significant investment in equipment and expertise to assist NIAR´s research activities.
The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University is a university based aviation research center in the United States, providing research, design, testing, certification, and training to the aviation manufacturing industry, government agencies and educational entities.