Wed, Jan 07, 2009
$1.2 Million Grant To Be Used Developing New Airspace Usage
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has awarded $1.2
million to George Mason University of Fairfax, VA for work
described in its NASA research announcement proposal entitled
"Market-based and Auction-based Models and Algorithms for En-route
Airspace Allocation and Configuration."
Karla Hoffman is the principal investigator of the two year
The award, made by the directorate's Airspace Systems Program,
will foster close collaboration with and facilitate the exchange of
ideas and information among researchers at NASA, industry,
academia, and other government agencies to benefit the nation's
The Airspace Systems Program is responsible for developing
concepts, capabilities and technologies for high-capacity,
efficient and safe airspace and airport systems.
This work is to enable transformation to the Next Generation Air
Transportation System, a multi-agency vision and plan to meet the
challenges facing the USair transportation system by 2025.
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