Applied Technology Institute (ATI)

Applied Technology Institute (ATI) has specialized in short course technical training in satellite communications, space, defense, radar, sonar & acoustics, signal processing, and specialized engineering / systems engineering since 1984. We provide open enrollment offerings and on-sites. Our clients include DOD, government agencies, military, government and military contractors, technical industries, NASA facilities, and aerospace contractors.

ATI is offering new On-Demand Video courses.  To register for online classes, visit the On-Demand classes.

Watch the Demo of our System Engineering Fundamentals On-Demand course.

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Posted on November 17, 2022

Multi-Target Tracking – ATI Courses

Although Target Tracking is sometimes a complex task, it becomes even more challenging when you need to track multiple targets at the same time.  To learn more about advances in multi target tracking and data fusion, consider enrolling in the upcoming offering of ATI’s Multi Target Tracking and Multi Sensor Data Fusion.

Posted on November 9, 2022

ATI Is Looking For A Few Good Men or Women – ATI Courses

If you are looking for a fun way to earn a little extra money, why not consider teaching for ATI?

Posted on October 25, 2022

Certified Systems Engineering Prep ( CSEP ) Exam Preparation

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) provides is a mechanism for Systems Engineers to be certified at some level as a Systems Engineering Professional, indicating that they have met all of the standards defined by INCOSE, indicating that the individual is a qualified Systems Engineer.   INCOSE SE certifications ARE worthwhile, both for the individual who earns the certification, and for the organization that employs that individual.  Applied Technology Institute offers a 3-day short course called CSEP Preparation which will prepare students for the INCOSE SE exam, applicable to any of the three certification levels.  Interactive work, study plans, and three sets of sample examination questions help you to prepare effectively for the exam. Consider getting this Certification, and prepare by taking this ATI Course in November, 2022.


Methods of delivery

  • Open Enrollment / Schedule
  • Custom Course (On-Sites)ATI maintains our commitment to customizing our courses to your needs when you have 10 or more students for a class.   With prior arrangement, the Custom course offers you flexibility in date, time of class, duration (3 full days or 6 half-days, for example) and whether you want the course as-is or customized to best suit your group’s interests and goals. Also, on a case-by-case basis, we may be able to hold courses at your facility.  Depending on the number of students, you can realize a significant savings. Please contact Lisa Badart at 410-227-1284 or with any questions.

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Here are some of our upcoming courses. Visit our ATI Schedule.

Upcoming Free short sessions

Upcoming courses


Structural Test Design and Interpretation for Aerospace (STDI)  – 8-10 Nov,-2022 – Tom Sarafin

Satellite Communications Design and Engineering – 15-17 Nov-2022 – Robert Summers

Vibration Testing of Small Satellites (VTSS) – 15-16 Nov, 2022 – Tom Sarafin

Certified Systems Engineering Professional – CSEP Preparation – 15-17 Nov, 2022 – William Fournier

Notching and Force Limiting Workshop (NFLW) 17-Nov-2022 – Tom Sarafin

Earth Station and Terminal Design – 21-13 – Nov-2022 – Bruce Elbert

Structural Design and Analysis for Aerospace Engineers (SDA) – 29-Nov-Dec 1, 2022 – Tom Sarafin


Multi-Target Tracking & Multi-Sensor Data Fusion – 6-8 Dec-2022 – Stanley Silberman

Rockets & Missiles Fundamentals 6-8 Dec-2022 – Daniel Moser

Design and Analysis of Bolted Joints (DABJ) 6-8 Dec-2022 – Tom Sarafin

Acoustics Fundamentals, Measurements, and Applications – 12-15, 2022 – Dr. Alan D. Stuart

Sonar & Target Motion Analysis – Fundamentals 19-21 Dec-2022 – Dr. Harold “Bud” Vincent



ATI is hiring instructors

ATI is hiring instructors – Are you a subject matter expert willing to prepare and present a course in satellite communications, space, defense, radar, sonar & acoustics, signal processing, or systems engineering?  Or do you know someone who stands out in the industry as a leader in these areas who may want to teach? ATI prides itself in having industry leaders as our instructors and we are looking for new ones in these areas. Anyone who would like to learn more about this opportunity should reach out to Bob McLeod at 410 428 9919 or via email at