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Advisory Boards

OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The Center of Aviation Studies is overseen by a committee of faculty representing multiple departments within the OSU College of Engineering, Knowlton School of Architecture, and the College of Arts & Sciences.  The current CAS Faculty Oversight Committee members are:


Phil Smith (Chair)
Chair & Professor
Integrated Systems Engineering 


Gulsah Akar
Assistant Professor
City and Regional Planning


James Gregory
Assistant Professor
Aeronautical & Mechanical Engineering 


Mark McCord
Professor
Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering


Morton O’Kelly
Professor
Geography


Stacy Weislogel
Professor Emeritus
Aviation


Robert Tanner (Industry Liaison)
VP Government and Corporate Affairs
NetJets, Inc. 

INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM

The CAS is partnered with organizations in private industry that represent the forefront of aircraft design, commercial and business aviation operations, airport management, and advanced flight technologies. Each aviation industry sector is represented in the growing list of members that comprise the CAS Industry Consortium. Select members include:

NetJets
Alion Science and Technology
Cirrus Design Corp.
Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Industry partners provide specific guidance towards the strategic positioning of the CAS, including partnering on research and academic programs, and have led the way in creating internships and career opportunities for the CAS’s affiliated graduate and undergraduate students.