Phillip Cornwell currently teaches at the United States Air Force Academy and is an Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1989 and his present interests include structural dynamics, structural health monitoring, and undergraduate engineering education. Dr. Cornwell has received an SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award in 1992, and the Dean’s Outstanding Teacher award at Rose-Hulman in 2000 and the Rose-Hulman Board of Trustee’s Outstanding Scholar Award in 2001. He was one of the developers of the Rose-Hulman Sophomore Engineering Curriculum, the Dynamics Concept Inventory, and he is a co-author of Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Dynamics, by Beer, Johnston, Cornwell, and Self. In 2019 Dr. Cornwell received the Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award from the Mechanics Division of ASEE.
Lt Col Kent Jensen is a USAF officer who taught in the USAF Academy's Engineering Mechanics Department from 2014 to 2017. He graduated from the USAF Academy in 2000 with his Bachelors of Science Degree and from the University of Utah with his Masters of Engineering Degree in 2001. He then attended USAF pilot training and flew C-130s until 2014. He transported troops and materiel across the US, Europe, Africa and SW Asia until 2009 when he taught young pilots to fly the C-130 in Arkansas. In 2011 he moved to California to perform operational flight testing of mobility aircraft before returning to the USAF Academy to teach. He recently left the USAF Academy to oversee Hill AFB's flight, weapons and occupational safety programs in Utah.
Kwangjin Yang received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Korea Air Force Academy in 1996, an M.S degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology in 2002 and a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2010. Currently, he is an professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Korea Air Force Academy and works as an exchange professor at the United State Air Force Academy. His research interests include path planning, UAV control, cooperative control.
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