David Pate

Position: PhD Student
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David Pate has always been interested in aircraft and the science thereof. His research interests are, subsonic aerodynamics, fixed-wing design, and mathematical modeling. In his spare time, David enjoys playing guitar and building and flying WWII replica radio-controlled model aircraft.

Education

  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2010
  • BS, Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 2010
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012

Work Experience

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University, 2009 to 2010
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010 to Present

Research Projects

  • DARPA META Project
  • Reconfigurable Aircraft Performance, Design, and Optimization

Publications

Honors & Distinctions

  • Math Honors Program, North Carolina State University
  • Aerospace Engineering Honors Program, North Carolina State University
  • University Scholars Program, North Carolina State University

Memberships & Service

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), student member
  • Phi Beta Kappa, member
  • Tau Beta Pi, member