What is CUA?

Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CU Aerospace or CUA) is a limited liability company that was founded in 1998. The eight members (similar to partners or shareholders) serve as consultants for the company.

Dr. Wayne Solomon, Dr. David Carroll, Dr. Rodney Burton, Dr. Michael Bragg, Dr. Victoria Coverstone, and Dr. Scott White are the founding members of CUA and have been or presently are faculty/staff of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

CUA is located in northwest Champaign, Illinois, in the Interstate Research Park, minutes from central campus of the UIUC. Our 10,000 square foot facility contains office/laboratory/production space to provide an environment where innovative technologies can be developed and produced. Further, CUA’s long-term partnership with the University allows us to engage with some of the finest engineering/scientific minds in the world (both Professors and student interns) and stimulate the research and development of visionary concepts.