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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Lt Col (ret) Joseph FultonMaj Arthur Cartwright

Systems Engineering, Assistant Professor

DEGREES:
Ph.D., Astronautical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2006
Master of Science, Astronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2000
Master of Business Administration, City University, Bellevue, WA, 1998
Bachelor of Science, Astrophysics, Michigan State University, 1991

YEARS OF SERVICE ON USAFA FACULTY: 8
Date of Original Appointment: August 2000

EXPERIENCE:
USAFA, Assistant Professor, Sys Engineering, 2013-present, full-time
USAFA, Assistant Professor, Deputy Head, Astronautics Dept, 2010-2013, full-time
USAFA, Assistant Professor, NGC Division Chief, 2009-2010, full-time
USAFA, Assistant Professor, NGC Division Chief, 2002-2003, full-time
USAFA, Instructor, Astronautics Dept, 2000-2002, full-time
Case Research Officer, Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants, Pentagon, DC, 2009-2010
Deputy Commander, Wideband Global SATCOM Group, Los Angeles AFB, CA, 2006-2009
ICBM Flight Commander/Instructor, Squadron Command Post, Malmstrom AFB, MT, 1993-1998


HONORS AND AWARDS:
Department of Astronautic’s Teacher of the Quarter (9 times)
Air Force Association’s 2011 Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award
Department of Defense’s Top 5 program rating, 2010
Air Force Association’s 2009 Scowcroft Award
Space and Missile Systems Center 2009 Lance P. Sijan senior leader award
Wideband SATCOM Group’s Outstanding Engineer of the Year, 2007
Air Force Space Command’s Crew Member Excellence Award
ICBM Combat Crew of the Year, 1998
341st Operation Group’s Operations Excellence Award
Distinguished Graduate, Undergraduate Missile Training

SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Engineering Division Awards Board Chair
Dean of Faculty’s Gift Opportunities Prioritization Board Chair
Faculty Mentor, USAFA Falcon-Sat program
USAFA Hockey Eligibility Committee member
USAFA Admissions Panel member
Basic Cadet Training Air Officer Commanding
Technical Writer for Secretary of the Air Force’s Scientific Advisory Board
Officer in Charge of Cadet Combat Pistol Team
Principal Engineer on Falcon-Sat 3’s Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem
Invited Guest Speaker at Space Foundation’s Teacher’s Workshop
Personnel Officer, Astronautics Department
Vice President of Air Force Institute of Technology’s Sigma Gamma Tau
ICBM Crew Command during Minuteman III Follow-On Test and Evaluation Launch

 

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