Engineer Enhances Only University-Based, Arc-heated, Hypersonic Wind Tunnel in U.S.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

Dr. Luca Maddalena, Aerospace Engineer inside hypersonic wind tunnel." width="900" _languageinserted="true" src="

The University of Texas at Arlington’s new arc-heated, hypersonic wind tunnel, one of just a handful of its kind in the United States and the only one at a university, will come online within a couple of months and immediately be used in Navy grants that support the development of heat shields for hypersonic vehicles and advanced laser-based measurements of plasma flow.

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