Jonathan Black

Professor, AOE; Director, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Laboratory, Hume Center; Co-Director, Center for Space Science and Engineering Research (Space@VT)

  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S., George Washington University, Joint Institute for Advancement of Flight Sciences, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • B.S, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Industrial Engineering

AOE 3154 (4134) Astromechanics
AOE 5234 Orbital Mechanics
AOE 6984 Advanced Orbital Mechanics

  • Orbital Analysis
  • Space Systems Engineering
  • Structures
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Sensing Technologies
  • Director, Center for Space Research and Assurance, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2012-2014
  • 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Conference on Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials, Structural Dynamics Technical Chair, 2012
  • 36th AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS) General Chair, Mar. 2012
  • Chair, AIAA Spacecraft Structures Technical Committee
  • Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology
  • Center for Space Science and Engineering Research (Space@VT)
  • AFOSR Young Investigator Research Program Grant, 2007
  • AIAA Associate Fellow
  • AIAA Special Service Citation, 2012
  • Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education, Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
  • Navigation Research Excellence Award, 2010
  • AIAA Foundation Willy Z. Sadeh Award in Space Sciences and Space Engineering, 2004/2005
  • Department of the Air Force, Special Act or Service Citation, 08/2004 and 08/2005
  • NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program Fellowship, 2004/2005, 2005/2006
Dr. Jonathan Black
  • (540) 231-0037
  • Randolph Hall, RM 205 MC0203
    Virginia Tech
    460 Old Turner Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061