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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Lt Col James HallLt Col James Hall

Instructor


EDUCATION:
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2009
MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2000
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1993

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
United States Air Force Academy, Assistant Professor, 2008-2014, full time

NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
Canadian Ministry of Defense, Program Manager C-130 Depot Maintenance, 2003-2005
Air Force Research Laboratory, Branch Chief/Deputy Program Manager/Executive Officer, 2000-2003
F-16 System Program Office, Landing Gear Systems Engineer, 1996-1998
First Fighter Wing, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 1994-1996

CERTIFICATIONS OR PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:
Level 2, Program Management, Defense Acquisition University (DAU), 2008
Level 2, System Planning Research, Development and Engineering, DAU, 2008

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANZATIONS:
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Educator of the Year, AIAA Rocky Mountain Section, 2013
Outstanding Academy Educator, USAF Academy Department of Aeronautics, 2012
Meritorious Service Medal (Third Oak Leaf Cluster), Expeditionary Mission Support Advisory Group, Tikrit AB, Iraq, 2011

SERVICE ACTIVITIES (inside/outside institution):
Admissions Panel, United States Air Force Academy, 2013-2014
Academic Advisor, USAF Academy Department of Aeronautics

RECENT PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS (within the last five years):
• Hall, J.K. (draft). State Space Control. In Yechout, T.R., Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics, 2nd edition, Reston VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
• Hall, J.K., Beard, R.W., and McLain, T.W. “Quaternion Control for Autonomous Path Following Maneuvers.” Proceedings, AIAA Infortech@Aerospace conference, 2012.
• Hall, J.K., and Mason, J.K., “Autonomous Aileron Roll Control for Miniature Air Vehicles.” Proceedings, AIAA Infortech@Aerospace conference, 2012.
• Hall, J.K., Knoebel, N.B., and McLain, T.W. (2008). “Quaternion Attitude Estimation for Miniature Air Vehicles Using a Multiplicative Extended Kalman Filter.” Proceedings, IEEE Institute of Navigation (ION) Position, Location, and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2008.
RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES (within the last five years):
Air War College, Correspondence, Maxwell AFB, AL, 2013

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