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James Hartman

Faculty Assoc
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography: 

James Hartman is a faculty associate with the aviation program in the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. He joined ASU in 2007. He is a pilot - Rotorcraft (Quantum Helicopters; Chandler Municipal Airport; Chandler Arizona) and - Fixed-wing (Arizona Flight Training Center - A Luftansa Company/Mesa Pilot Development; Williams Gateway Airport; Mesa Arizona). 

He has served with the Federal Aviation Adminstration in Washington, D.C. since 2008, before that he held positions with United States Department of Homeland Security - Transportation Security Administration; United States Air Force Research Laboratory/Lockheed Martin Technology Services - F-16/AWACS Flight Simulator Training; City of Phoenix Aviation Department - Airside Operations; Federal Aviation Administration - FAA Aviation Weather Services Office Washington DC; and Next Generation Weather Services Group - program analyst and subject matter expert (National Ceiling and Visibility) - FAA Air Traffic Organization - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) and Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) - Quality Control Analyst.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2020. Dissertation: An Exploratory Study of General Aviation Visual to Instrument Meteorological Condition Contextual Factors.
  • B.S. Aeronautical Management Technology and Professional Flight (Transportation Management), Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, 2007
  • Doctoral work in Public Administration, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, 2002 
  • M.S. Technology-Aviation Human Factors (Magna Cum Laude), Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, 2001. Master Thesis: Cluster Analysis of Pilot's Views of Complications Arising in Flight.
  • B.A. German, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 1999
Research Interests: 

Human Factors in Aviation - Pilot's Views of Complications Arising in Flight (Masters Thesis) and General Aviation Visual to Instrument Meteorological Condition Contextual Factors (Doctoral Dissertation)

Publications: 

Cluster Analysis of Pilot's Views of Complications Arising in Flight (Masters Thesis). Cluster-Analysis-of-Pilots-Views-of-Complications-Arising-In-Flight.pdf (dropbox.com)

Hartman, James Harry III, "An Exploratory Study of General Aviation Visual to Instrument Meteorological Condition Contextual Factors" (2020). PhD Dissertations and Master's Theses. 561. https://commons.erau.edu/edt/561 

An Exploratory Study of General Aviation Visual to Instrument Meteorological Condition Contextual Factors (Doctoral Dissertation Defense). James-Hartman-Dissertation-Defense-111620.mp4 (dropbox.com)

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 565Safety
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 220Aviation Meteorology
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 565Safety
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 220Aviation Meteorology
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 565Safety
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 220Aviation Meteorology
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 565Safety
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 220Aviation Meteorology
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 565Safety
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 220Aviation Meteorology