Dr. David C. Hyland joined Texas A&M University on September 1, 2003 as Associate Vice Chancellor of Engineering, Associate Dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, holder of the Wisenbaker Chair of Engineering, Professor of Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering and Professor of Physics in the College of Science. Most recently, Dr. Hyland assumed the position of Director of Space Science and Space Engineering Research for Texas A&M. Dr. Hyland's current research interests include adaptive control for aerospace vehicle applications.
Prior to his joining Texas A&M University, Dr. Hyland joined the faculty of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on May 1, 1996 and served as Professor with tenure and Chairman of the Aerospace Engineering Department until September 1, 2003. Dr. Hyland initially organized and subsequently led the Structural Control Group within the Government Aerospace Systems Division of Harris Corporation. He has served as Principal Investigator and Chief Scientist for numerous research programs for NASA, AFRL and AFOSR. In February 1992, Dr. Hyland was promoted to Senior Scientist and assigned to the Senior Staff of the Vice President of Engineering of the Aerospace Systems Division.
Dr. David C. Hyland earned his B.S., M.S. and Sc.D. degrees, in Aeronautics
and Astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).