ATI - Who We Are

ATI Courses Logo

Broaden Your Knowledge & Increase Productivity

Training Rocket Scientists Since 1984

(410) 956-8805
(888) 501-2100


The Applied Technology Institute's mission is to deliver the highest quality professional development continuing education training. We provide courses at public seminars throughout the United States and on-site training at your location almost anywhere in the world. ATI provides in-depth practical knowledge and skills needed in science and technology.

Our courses keep you current with the technology needed to provide better, faster, and cheaper solutions for complex DoD and NASA systems. We are up-to-date on the latest developments and projects in spacecraft and sonar, radar, and Navy technology.


The Applied Technology Institute was founded in Clarksville, MD, in 1984. ATI is a leader in the development, presentation and customization of leading-edge space and defense courses to meet the needs of DOD and NASA, science and industry. ATI's instructors are world class experts, of whom 25 are authors of leading textbooks. ATI training provides concise, practical answers that are needed to advance your career.


ATI provides a spectrum of courses needed to understand today's technology in leading edge applications. In a typical year 30-40 open enrollment courses are presented.

In addition, 50-60 on-site courses are presented at the major Navy, Air Force and NASA research centers and at a number of large DoD and NASA contractors. Many on-site courses are requested year after year with excellent performance evaluations. ATI will customize courses to meet your content and schedule requirements. References are always available.


ATI's instructors are world-class experts. They are the best in the business, averaging 25 to 35 years of experience, and are carefully selected for their ability to explain advanced technology in a readily understandable manner. Each instructor continues to work at least 80 percent of his or her time in the technology he or she teaches. ATI continues to add dynamic instructors to its offerings, as well as frequently updating materials in existing courses are updated frequently to reflect the latest developments and state-of-the-art technologies.

Our President

Jim Jenkins

James W. Jenkins is the founder and executive director of ATI. He maintains close contact with the classes and training personnel to ensure that you the client are completely satisfied. Mr. Jenkins continues to teach several classes and attends the majority of public seminars in order to maintain the high standard of excellence for which ATI is known. He has been organizing and presenting professional development training programs since 1977. He is a senior physicist with degrees from Gettysburg College (physics and mathematics) and the University of Wisconsin (physics).

Please feel free to call him to personally discuss your requirements and objectives. Mr. Jenkins will be glad to explain in detail what ATI can do for you, what it will cost, and what you can expect in results and future performance.

Open Enrollment Training & Development Coordinator

Lisa Badart

Lisa Badart

On Site Training & Development Coordinator/Web Admininstrator

Valentia Travers

Valentia Travers