R. John Hansman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Aeronautics and Astronautics Professor Cambridge, Massachusetts qhu@mit.edu Office: (617) 253-2271

Bio/Research

Dr. R. John Hansman currently is a professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, where he is head of the Humans and Automation Division . He also is director of the International Center for Air Transportation. He received a Ph.D. from MIT in 1982. He holds 6 U.S. Patents and...

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Bio/Research

Dr. R. John Hansman currently is a professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, where he is head of the Humans and Automation Division . He also is director of the International Center for Air Transportation. He received a Ph.D. from MIT in 1982. He holds 6 U.S. Patents and has authored over 250 technical publications. He is also an internationally recognized expert in aviation meteorological hazards such as icing and windshear. He recently served as Co-Chair of the MIT Presidential Task Force on Student Life and Learning.

Dr. Hansman consults and serves as a member of numerous advisory and technical committees including the Congressional Aeronautics Advisory Committee, the FAA Research and Development Advisory Committee, the FAA WAAS Independent Review Board, and the NASA Advanced Air Transportation Technologies Executive Steering Committee


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