The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

David Jackson

David Jackson is a PhD student and a Graduate Researcher that has been a member of the ASDL community since spring 2008. David attended Georgia Tech for his undergraduate and graduate studies in Aerospace Engineering receiving a BS in 2007 and a MS in 2009. While attending school, David worked on four summer internships.

Research Interests

  • Energy Optimized Aircraft
  • More Electric Aircraft
  • Advanced Concepts Design
  • Fixed Wing Design

Education and Work Experience

  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2007, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2009, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Internship, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Marietta, GA, 5/2008-8/2008, Advanced Development Programs/Skunk Works, C-130/C-5 Improvements and Derivatives, Product Development Team
  • Internship, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, TX, 6/2007-8/2007, Air System and Air Vehicle Design and Integration
  • Internship, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cape Canaveral, FL, 6/2006-8/2006, Kennedy Space Center, Undergraduate Student Research Program
  • Internship, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH, 6/2005-8/2005, Glenn Research Center, Undergraduate Student Research Program
  • Graduate Research Assistant, ASDL, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/2008-5/2010
  • Graduate Researcher, ASDL, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/2010-Present

Awards and Honors

  • Honor Graduate (B.S.)
  • Undergraduate Faculty Honors and Dean’s List
  • Eagle Scout

Memberships and Service

  • Sigma Gamma Tau Honor Society
  • Lambda Sigma Honor Society
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)