Center for Advanced Turbine and Energy Research:

Central Florida has a unique position in the world as a convergence for Turbine, Energy, and Space technologies. With the presence of Siemens Energy, Pratt & Whitney, Mitsubishi Power Systems, Alstom / Power Systems Manufacturing, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Florida Turbine Technologies, Chromalloy, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Embraer, Kennedy Space Center in or near Central Florida, the Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research at the University of Central Florida has a unique opportunity and responsibility for taking the leadership in innovation and advanced technology development for:

◾Turbines for propulsion as well as power generation
◾Portable power and energy systems for aviation/space/distributed generation applications
◾Use of coal or biomass-derived, liquid or gaseous synthetic fuels for power generation and air/ground transportation