Status Report

NASA Selects Research Proposals for University Leadership Initiative

By SpaceRef Editor
January 27, 2021
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NASA’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI) has selected 4 proposals to explore aeronautical research areas such as Advanced Air Mobility, Electrified Aircraft Propulsion, and Hypersonic Flight (


ULI provides the opportunity for university teams to exercise technical and organizational leadership in proposing unique technical challenges in aeronautics, defining multi-disciplinary solutions, establishing peer review mechanisms, and applying innovative teaming strategies to strengthen the research impact. ULI provides students with valuable experience trying to solve real-world technical challenges.


NASA expects to solicit the next ULI opportunity around March 2021.

SpaceRef staff editor.