Joseph C. Slater, Ph.D., P.E.
Joseph C. Slater’s research interests are dynamics, finite element modeling, control, and model identification and validation. He has worked in the fields of UAV control, turbomachinery dynamics, fatigue, aeroelasticity, spacecraft dynamics and control, and vibration damping. He is Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Director of the MS in Aerospace Systems Program. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is an recently selected Fellow of ASME, Associate Fellow of AIAA, and a member Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, and Phi Eta Sigma. He is a member of the AIAA Structural Dynamics Technical Committee and a former member of the AIAA Gossamer Spacecraft Program Committee.
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