Lt. Col. (ret) Chris Seaver
Lab Director of Operations
Adjunct Assistant Professor
MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1988
BS, Aeronautical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, 1980
YEARS SERVICE ON THIS FACULTY: 6
Assistant Professor: January 2005
Date of Original Appointment: January 2001
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE (Teaching/Industry/etc):
Assistant Professor/Deputy Lab Director for Operations/Resource Manager, Department of Aeronautics (DFAN), USAFA, CO; Instructor Pilot and Pilot Instructor Pilot, TG-7, and TG-14 aircraft, January 2001-present.
Instructor – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Propulsion; 2005, 2007.
Chief of Flight Safety, 34th Training Wing, USAFA, CO; Instructor Pilot and Pilot Instructor Pilot, TG-7 and TG-14 aircraft, August 1998-December 2002.
USAF Liaison to Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA), NAS Corpus Christi, TX; Instructor Pilot, T-34C aircraft, May 1995-August 1998.
Chief of Initial Training, 19th Air Force, Randolph AFB, TX, April 1993-May 1995.
Instructional System Developer, T-38 Applied Aerodynamics and T-38 Systems, 3305th/419th/338th School Squadron, Randolph AFB, TX; Pilot Instructor Training (PIT) Instructor Pilot (IP),
T-38 aircraft, August 1991-April 1993
Chief Ground Training System Engineer, T-1 Systems Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, December 1988-August 1991.
T-38 Standardization/Evaluation and PIT IP, 12th Flying Training Wing, Randolph AFB, TX, October 1984-May 1987.
T-38 Systems and Applied Aerodynamics Instructor and IP, 14th Student Squadron and 50th Flying Training Squadron, Columbus AFB, MS, February 1982-October 1984.
PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS (of the last five years):
• B. Snyder, J. Lewis, K. Cohen, C. Seaver, and T. McLaughlin, “Closed-Loop Plasma Active Control Technology,” 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 2007.
SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Member
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Numerous military outstanding achievement awards
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS:
Numerous department technical presentations (Noon Informational Brown Bag and Lunch Educational Seminars).
PERCENTAGE OF TIME AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES
PERCENTAGE OF TIME COMMITTED TO THE DFAN AERONAUTICS MAJOR