Lt. Col. Chuck Wisniewski
Deputy for Plans and Programs, Asst Professor
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2003
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1995
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1988
YEARS SERVICE ON THIS FACULTY: 4½
Assistant Professor: August 2006
Date of Original Appointment: August 1997
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE (Teaching/Industry/etc):
Deputy Branch Chief, High Power Gas Laser, Air Force Research Laboratory, Sep 2003 - Jun 2006.
Officer in charge of Orbital Analysis Operations, 1st Space Operations Squadron, Sep 95 - May 97.
Flight Test Engineer, Argus Flight Test Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, May 92 - Aug 95.
Chemical Laser Aeronautical Engineer, High Energy Gas Laser Branch, Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Jan 89 - Apr 92.
High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office, Chairman of Gas Laser Technical Working Group.
PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS (of the last five years):
• Wisniewski, C. F., Hewett, K. B., Manke II, G. C., Truman, C. R., and Hager, G. D. (2003). "Spatially Resolved Sub-Doppler Overtone Gain Measurements on a Small-Scale Supersonic HF Laser." Recent Research Developments in QuantumElectronics, 3, 41-83.
• Manke, G. C., II, Hewett, K. B., Wisniewski, C. F., Truman, C. R., and Hager, G. D. (2003). "On the Presence of Rotational Nonequilibrium in a Supersonic HF Laser." IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 39, 12, 1625-1634.
• Wisniewski, C. F., Hewett, K. B., Manke, G. C., II, Crowell, P., Truman, C. R., and Hager, G. D. (2003). "Small Signal Gain Measurements in a Small Scale HF Overtone Laser." Appl. Phys. A, 77, 337-342.
• Wisniewski, C. F., Hewett, K. B., Manke, G. C., II, Truman, C. R., and Hager, G. D. (2003). "Non-Intrusive Mach Number Measurement in Supersonic Hydrogen Fluoride Laser." Chem. Phys. Lett., 371, 522 - 527.
• Wisniewski, C. F., Hewett, K. B., Manke II, G. C., Truman, C. R., and Hager, G. D. (2003). "Direct Measurements of Fluorine Atom Concentration, Gain Length and Small Signal Gain in an Hydrogen Flouride Overtone Laser." Chem. Phys. Lett., 370, 591-596.
SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
Directed Energy Professional Society
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Outstanding Academic Educator, Department of Aeronautics, USAFA, 2000
Outstanding First Year Instructor, Department of Aeronautics, USAFA, 1998
Numerous military outstanding achievement awards
INSTITUTIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (in the last five years):
Faculty new guy training coordinator, Department of Aeronautics
Advisor in Charge, Class of 2010, Department of Aeronautics
Committee member for revision of cadet end of semester feedback survey
Committee member on faculty manpower study
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS:
Numerous faculty workshops sponsored by the USAFA/Center for Educational Excellence on teaching portfolios, assessment, learning styles, and case studies
Numerous department technical presentations (Noon Informational Brown Bag and Lunch Educational Seminars)