Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.

Since 1962, AMA has worked with government and commercial organizations solving tough engineering, math and business problems. AMA combines the best of engineering and mathematics capabilities with the latest in information technology and visualization to build innovative solutions.

AMA has provided world class technical services and products to a multitude of industries including: Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Financial Services, Healthcare and Packaging. Our client base includes leading government institutions and Fortune 200 companies. We are especially proud of our work supporting NASA’s missions: past, present and future. Our work has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, WIRED and the Discovery Channel.


As a customer focused company, we take pride in the relationships we have built over our 50 year history. As employees, we value our shared commitment to our community. Headquartered in Hampton, VA, AMA has operations in Huntsville, AL; Dallas and Houston, TX; Denver, CO; Santa Clara and Mountain View, CA; New Orleans, LA; and Hancock County, MS.



Our Core Competencies


Nielsen Engineering & Research (NEAR)

Nielsen Engineering & Research (NEAR) is now a division of AMA. NEAR brings deep capabilities in the areas of fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, flow-related sensors, and aerodynamic hardware solutions. With the acquisition, AMA adds to its world class engineering services team. About NEAR...

Nasa LaRC


AMA Part of the Winning Team for the NASA COMIT Contract at JSC

NASA has awarded the $300 million Communications, Outreach, Multimedia and Information Technology (COMIT) contract to MORI Associates, Inc. and...


Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)

AMA is part of the NASA team working on the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). ARM is a robotic mission that aims to land a spacecraft on an asteroid, capture, and return a 4-5 m diameter boulder from the asteroid surface to a lunar orbit with long term stability, followed by visits from astronauts. A number of technologies will be demonstrated during this mission, including ...