NASA has tapped the FAMU-FSU Engineering School to help make flying more sustainable
Louis Cattafesta is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the college. He says the goal is to develop a hybrid electric power system that reduces aviation emissions.
He says he's excited about "bringing a team together across different disciplines to work on the aviation industry and have an impact on something that’s going to be extremely important to society."
The FAMU-FSU team will work alongside researchers from other universities and companies like Raytheon and Boeing, who work in aerospace and aviation. NASA hopes to develop technology that eliminates air travel emissions by the year 2050.