The nine members (similar to partners or shareholders) serve as consultants for the company. Dr. Wayne Solomon is the Chairman and Dr. David Carroll is the President, while Dr. Michael Bragg, Dr. Victoria Coverstone, Dr. Rodney Burton, Dr. Scott White, Mr. Andrew Palla, Mr. Darren King, and Dr. Chris Mangun are the remaining members. The first six are the founding members of CUA and have been or presently are faculty or staff of UIUC.
CU Aerospace offers experienced engineering services with a very diverse range of capability. In addition to our core areas of expertise (spacecraft propulsion/software, high energy lasers, modeling and simulation, and advanced materials), during our 15-year history we have also successfully tackled problems in plasma/discharge engineering, robotics, controls, diode lasers, fuel cell technology, oxygen extraction from lunar regolith, and software toolbox development, among other technologies.