Close to 200 graduate students have participated in NEXTOR, NEXTOR II, and NEXTOR III research projects and received their Ph.D. or Masters’ degrees from core NEXTOR III research Universities since the organization’s inception in 1996. In addition to the NEXTOR III graduate student programs, the core NEXTOR III Universities have established programs to provide FAA and industry employees with numerous opportunities for research and higher education.

NEXTOR III co-sponsors short courses and workshops with the FAA that are open to any FAA, federal government or industry affiliate employee interested in air transportation systems analysis. Short courses are taught by NEXTOR III faculty members are designed for mid-senior level managers and decision makers.