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The goal of the HORIZON research program is to revitalize aerospace research in Tennessee. With world-class Aero and Propulsion research being conducted, HORIZON is fostering science-driven technology innovation and leading the way in the development of new methods and tools for Digital System Simulation. By integrating contributions from the entire University of Tennessee (UT) system, HORIZON’s research is becoming a premier source for the expert workforce. The HORIZON group hopes to promote outstanding regional research and ultimately extend contributions to commercial aerospace, automotive, and other defense industries. 

Horizon Pyramid

Phase 1: Tennessee Aerothermodynamics Laboratory (TALon)
World-class experimental capabilities

Phase 2: Advanced instrumentation and materials analysis

Phase 3: Tools for integrated flight system development
New design tools and methods for the Aerospace, Defense, and Automotive industries

Horizon Pyramid