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David Hull

Professor Emeritus

Department Research Areas:

Ph.D., Rice University

Research Interests:

  • Analytical and Numerical Methods in Optimization/Optimal Control

  • Aircraft and Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization

  • Optimal Guidance of Aerospace Vehicles

Dr. Hull's research focuses on the application of flight mechanics and optimization to the determination of optimal trajectories and optimal guidance laws for aerospace vehicles. He has served on the Cockrell School of Engineering faculty since 1966. He has five years of industrial experience and has published more than 100 technical articles and reports.