Boeing consistently recognizes Georgia Tech for its exceptional performance and contributions to the company’s overall success. Tech received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award, and in 2011, Tech was one of only 16 organizations named a Boeing Supplier of the Year.

As one of Boeing’s eight strategic universities, Tech provides increased knowledge and understanding of ­fluid ­flow, advanced manufacturing technology, design and aircraft technology through basic and applied research. Boeing supports various research activities at Tech related to manufacturing technologies, such as control systems on cranes, mobile platforms and robotics for moving parts in a factory environment and active ­flow control for wing tips.

Numerous professors from College of Engineering, College of Computing, the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute and the Georgia Tech Research Institute conduct research that directly impacts Boeing’s work, including Henrik Christensen, Steve Danyluk, Ari Glezer, Dimitri Mavris, Leon McGinnis and William Singhose.