Sep 27, 2012 | Atlanta, GA
Boeing [NYSE: BA] has joined the Center for Organic Photonics at Georgia Institute of Technology as a member of the Center’s Industrial Affiliates Program.
As a member of the program, Boeing will connect to the faculty expertise and highly trained students and graduates of the center as well as an international network of partners in the field of organic photonics and electronics. This includes information on the latest research and discoveries and invitations to exclusive events.
“We’ve joined this center to have access to the state of the art conductive and electro-active technology base that has been assembled at Georgia Tech,” said Patrick Kinlen of Boeing Research & Technology Materials, Processes & Structures Technologies. “This technology has impact for Boeing in the area of conductive coatings, photovoltaics, electrochromics and energy storage.”
“COPE is extremely pleased to count Boeing among its industrial affiliates,” said Bernard Kippelen, Georgia Tech director of the center. “Having a company with a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation like The Boeing Company join our center speaks for the strong potential that COPE’s technological innovations can have in the future of commercial jetliners, and in defense, space and security applications.”
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communications systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Boeing Research & Technology is the advanced, central research and development organization of Boeing. It provides innovative technologies that enable the development of future aerospace solutions while improving the cycle time, cost, quality and performance of current aerospace products and services.