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David Hartman

David Hartman

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) 2016-19

PhD student Mechanical Engineering



Drexel faculty mentor: Dr. B.C. Chang

A transfer student from the Drexel at Burlington County College program, David completed his BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering in June of 2014, and his MS in Mechanical Engineering in March of 2016. His past experience includes working as a helicopter pilot and flight instructor, a control engineering co-op with a hydro-power company, and a student research position with the Army Research Laboratory Guidance Technologies Branch where he modeled and simulated multi-rotor aerial vehicles for use in single and multi-agent control system design. His research interests include modeling and simulation of aircraft with embedded sensors and controllers and design and implementation of multi-agent estimation and control systems.