The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech


ASDL provides a comprehensive systems engineering and advanced design methods curriculum that enables its students to become the future leaders of the aerospace systems industry.

Awards & Honors

ASDL has been named a Center of Excellence (COE) by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under the University Research Engineering Technology Institute (URETI) on Aeropropulsion and Power Technology (UAPT) program and by the Federal Aviation Administration for Aircraft Noise and Aviation Emissions Mitigation as well as the new Air Transportation COE for Alternative Jet fuels and the Environment.

Strategic Vision

In a broad sense, the basic aim of current and future research at ASDL is to be a leader in aerospace systems design. ASDL aims to accomplish this by fulfilling several roles:

Being a leading developer of design methods suitable for the design of all types of complex systems. These complex systems can include airframe and propulsion concepts, torpedoes, missiles, ships, rotorcraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, power generators, etc. Providing a point of dissemination for cutting-edge research to government, academia, and industry; Being a strong advocate of those fields critical to the continued maturation of the industry, such as improved safety, reduced environmental impact, lower acquisition and operating cost, etc Training the next generation of highly-qualified engineers for industry and the government

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Congratulations to all of the ASDL students who are graduating this May! We want to say thanks.

Please bring your family and Join us in celebrating

Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL)

Date: MAY 5, 2017
Time: 2:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

The Bill Moore Student Success building is located in between the Tech Tower and the Stadium which is at a walking distance from ASDL, 281 Ferst Drive, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30332.

PLEASE R.S.V.P. By APRIL 21, 2017
Light Appetizers, Desserts and Refreshments Will Be Provided

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ASDL Students Show Up Strong at President's Fellow Reception.

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We are looking forward to welcoming more President's Fellows to the ASDL family next year!


ASDL Celebrates 25 Years!!
Come Help Us Celebrate May 3rd

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For Event Details Please Email
sarah.roberts @

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Congratulations to the ASDL Students that Passed the Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations in Fall 2017!


ASDL is proud to announce that the following students in our lab have passed the Ph.D. qualifying exams this Fall:

Patrick Meyer
Wil Roberts
Mackenzie Lau
Matthew Guckenberger
Esma Karagoz
Fatma Karagoz
Roger Lascorz
Darshan Sarojini

Congratulations December 2016 ASDL Graduates!


Ryan Armstrong
Ethan Evans
Aroua Gharbi
Andrew Hull
Mason Levy
Po-Nien Lin
Matthew Miller
Ramtin Motahar
Devan Thanki

John Dykes
Sayan Ghosh
Vadim Kim
David Rancourt
Dennis Siedlak
Adam Siegel
Halil Sahin Tetik

Happy Holidays


We here at ASDL would like to wish you a happy holidays.

Happy Holidays from ASDL

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