Collaborate with Space Dynamics Laboratory

SDL is a nonprofit organization owned by Utah State University with over 1,200 employees located at offices nationwide. They are committed to providing world-class multi-domain capabilities to address the Nation’s and our science communities' biggest challenges. SDL’s diverse and talented workforce includes scientists, engineers, and business professionals dedicated to providing solutions that support all mission and program phases from concept to completion. SDL’s stellar reputation is supported by over six decades of mission success.

The Space Dynamics Lab's building

How to Collaborate

College of Engineering faculty are encouraged to explore sponsored research opportunities with SDL. As a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) the SDL encourages USU faculty to serve as joint appointee or subject matter experts across its core competencies and internal thrust areas.

Core Competencies

  • Sensors & Sensor Systems
  • Small Satellites
  • Sensor Calibration & Testing
  • Ground Stations
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Multi-Domain Command & Control
  • Cyber Analytics
  • High-Speed Networks
  • Intelligent Unmanned Systems
  • Data Processing, Visualization, Exploitation, Fusion & Dissemination
  • Reengineering, Modernization & Test