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Terry Alfriend
Visiting Professor
Space Systems Academic Group
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3929
Email: ktalfrie (at) nps.edu
Web: aero.tamu.edu/people/faculty/?id=24
EDUCATION:
PhD - Virginia Tech, 1967
Engineering Mechanics
MS - Stanford University, 1964
Engineering Mechanics
BS - Virginia Tech, 1962
Engineering Mechanics
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Visiting Professor - TENCAP Space Chair 1994-1996
  • Visiting Professor - 2003 - present
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2003 - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. TEES Distinguished Research Chair Professor of Aerospace Engineering
  • 2001 - 2003 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Wisenbaker II Chair Professor of Aerospace Engineering.
  • 1997 - 2001 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
  • 1994 - 1996 Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  • 1985 - 1993 GRC, International, Vienna, VA. Director, Washington Group, Special Projects Division.
  • 1983 - 1985 CIA, Office of Development and Engineering
  • 1974 - 1983 Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC. Head, Advanced Systems Branch, Space Systems Division.
  • 1973 - 1974 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NRC/NAS Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate.
  • 1967 - 1973 Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Assistant Professor, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
  • 1962 - 1965 Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvale, CA
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Astrodynamics
  • Space Control
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Astrodynamics, SSA, dynamics & control of satellite formations
AWARDS: (View an extended list)
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • 2009 NASA Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board (ASEB
  • 2005 Appointed to the Air Force Institute of Technology Board of Visitors
  • 2004 Appointed to the USAF Air University Board of Visitors
  • Member-AIAA, AAAS, AAAS, SIAM
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Astrodynamics, Space control, Space systems



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