Collin Heller

Position: Master's Student
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Collin is a Master's student and has been at Georgia Tech since August 2011. Originally interested in spacecraft, Collin's interest transferred to aircraft while taking aircraft design and performance courses at Cal Poly. Under Dr. German's advisement, Collin has conducted research in the simulation of the design decision-making. He recently completed his Master's thesis and graduated in the the Fall of 2013. Collin continues to perform research under Dr. German's advisement while pursuing and MBA from Georgia Tech's College of Business.

Education

  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 2011
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

Work Experience

  • Engineering Internship, Adaptive Aerospace, Tehachapi, CA, 2010
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2009 to 2011
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2010 to 2011
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2011 to 2012
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2012 to Present

Research Projects

  • Developing a simulation framework for design decision-making

Honors & Distinctions

  • Winner of 2011 AIAA Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design Competition
  • Recipient of 2010 Litton Industries Scholarship