The first in academia to use New Product Blueprinting, Mississippi State University Advanced Composites Institute (ACI), sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, applied Blueprinter® software and New Product Blueprinting methodology to aid in fully understanding the benefits, shortcomings, and necessity of research of resin infused aerospace parts.
New Product Blueprinting enabled the university to:
The full report is available at the Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center’s Full-Text Technical Reports page: actlibrary.tc.faa.gov in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (PDF).
Mississippi State University Advanced Composites Institute
The Advanced Composites Institute, or ACI, focuses on pioneering transformational composite technologies in a variety of critical sectors, including aerospace, civil, military, energy, automotive and other emerging markets. It was created at MSU with the donation of a revolutionary stitched composite process and equipment originally developed at NASA by pioneering scientist Marvin B. Dow.