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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Capt Christopher ColeyCapt Cristopher Coley

Instructor

EDUCATION:
MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2011
BS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado, 2006
BA, Music, University of Colorado, 2006

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
U.S. Air Force Academy, Assistant Professor, 2013-2014, full time
U.S. Air Force Academy, Instructor, 2011-2013, full time

NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
U.S. Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office, Store Separation Engineer, 2006-2009, full time

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANZATIONS:
American Mensa
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace Engineering Honorary)

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Outstanding First Year Instructor, U.S. Air Force Academy, 2012

SERVICE ACTIVITIES (inside/outside institution):
Officer in Charge, USAFA Alpine Ski Team
Officer in Charge, USAFA Car Club
Academic Advisor, Department of Aeronautics, USAFA

RECENT PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS (within the last five years):
•Coley, C. and Lofthouse, A., “Correlation of Weapon Bay Resonance and Store Unsteady Force and Moment Loading,” 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nashville, TN, 2012, AIAA 2012-0415.
•M. Krieg, C. Coley, C. Hart, and Mohseni, K., “Synthetic Jet Thrust Optimization for Application in Underwater Vehicles,” 14th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute, Durham, NH, 2005.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES (within the last five years):
Language Enabled Airman Program (Spanish), 2011-2014
Squadron Officer School, 2013
Exploring Quantum Physics, University of Maryland, 2013
Introduction to Digital Sound Design, Emory University, 2013
Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python, Rice University, 2012
United States Parachute Association B-License, 2011

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