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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Dr. Martiqua PostDr. Martiqua Post

 

 

Associate Professor

EDUCATION:
PhD, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2004
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2001
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Union College, 1999

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
University of Notre Dame, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2004-2005, full time
U.S. Air Force Academy, Assistant Professor, 2005-2010, full time
U.S. Air Force Academy, Associate Professor, 2010-2014, full time
Princeton University, Sabbatical, 2013, full time

NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
General Electric Corporate Research and Development, Assistant Engineer, 1999, full time summer

CERTIFICATIONS OR PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:
Patent - Plasma actuators for drag reduction on wings, nacelles, and/or fuselage of vertical take-off and landing aircraft

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

HONORS AND AWARDS:
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Associate Fellow, 2013
Visiting Scientist Program Recipient, 2012
AIAA Rocky Mountain Section Young Engineering of Year Nominee, 2012
Squadron Office School, In-Residence, Maxwell AFB, AL, 2007
Faculty of the Year, USAFA Branch Tau Beta Pi, 2007
AIAA Rocky Mountain Section Special Service Award, 2007
Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University of Notre Dame, 2000
Striving for Excellence in Teaching Certificate, University of Notre Dame 1999

SERVICE ACTIVITIES (inside/outside institution):
AIAA Applied Aeronautics Technical Committee Chair Elect
AIAA Reviewer of Technical Papers, Session Chair at conferences
AIAA Member of Student Activities Committee
AIAA Region V Deputy Director of Education
USAFA Faculty Forum Member
Tau Beta Pi DFAN Faculty Advisor
Sigma Gamma Tau DFAN Faculty Advisor
Supporter of the AF Test Pilot School
Academic Advisor, Department of Aeronautics, USAFA
Yoga Teacher RYT - 200hr Certification, Colorado Springs, CO, 16 December 2012

RECENT PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS (within the last five years):
• Ghoreyshi, M., Post, M., Cummings, R., “CFD Calculation of Aerodynamic Indicial Functions for a Generic Fighter Configuration,” ITEA Journal 2012, 33: 348-364, December 2012.
• Guarnaccio, C., Thompson, M., Post, M., Brandt, S., “Investigation of Rocket Based Combined Cycle Design Modifications to Improve Cmo and Cma at Subsonic Speeds,” AIAA Paper 2012-2894, 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2012.
• Ghoreyshi, M., Post, M., Cummings, R., DaRonch A., and Badcock, K., “Transonic Aerodynamic Loads Modeling of X-31 Aircraft,” AIAA Paper 2012-3127, 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2012.
• Post, M., Cummings, R., and McLaughlin, T, “Integrated Experimental and Computational Aerodynamics Education at the U.S. Air Force Academy,” (Invited) AIAA Paper 2012-1078, 50th AIAA Aerodynamic Sciences Meeting, Nashville Tennessee, January 2012.
• Miller, A., and Post, M. “Experimental Investigation into the Aerodynamic Stability of a Suborbital Reusable Booster Concept,” AIAA Paper 2012-1216, 50th AIAA Aerodynamic Sciences Meeting, Nashville Tennessee, January 2012.
• Fossum, M., Brenner, S., Operchal, D., Zimmerman, N., Post, M., and Brandt, S., “Effects of Vertical Tail and Inlet/Strake Geometry on Stability of a Diamond-Wing Fighter Configuration,” AIAA Paper 2011-7039, 11th AIAA Aviation, Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, VA Beach, Virginia, September 2011.
• Cummings, R., Jirasek, A., Ghoreyshi, M., and Post, M., “Numerical Prediction of Stability Derivatives with Various Reduced Order Models,” NATO Specialists Meeting, Portsmouth England, October 2011.
• Post, M., Ricks, J., Ramos, A., and Hellman, B., “Analysis of Landing Phase of Rocket Based Combined Cycle Model in Subsonic Conditions,” AIAA Paper 2011-3012, 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2011.
• Rotondaro, M., Wisniewski, C., Post, M., Porter, C., Smith, E., Hager, G., “Determination of Rubidium Number Density under Optically Thick Conditions, Pressure Broadened by Helium or Methane,” Journal of Directed Energy, Vol 4, pp. 169-183, Spring 2011.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES (within the last five years):
Private Pilot’s License, 31 May 2013
Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) Online Master’s Program (OLMP), 2011-2014
Defense Acquisition University, Program Management Level I Course Training Complete
ABET IDEAL Scholar, Charleston, SC, 3-6 January 2012, 30 Professional Development Hrs
Pointwise Standard Short Course, Fort Worth, TX, 15-17 May 2012
Numerous conference presentations and attendances

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