James D. Heidmann
Dr. Heidmann has worked at NASA Glenn Research Center from 1988-present as an Aerospace Engineer, publishing over 20 research papers and journal articles in the area of turbomachinery aerodynamics and heat transfer. He was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2007. He currently serves as Acting Manager of NASA’s Advanced Air Transport Technology Project. Prior to this, Dr. Heidmann served as Manager of NASA’s Aeronautical Sciences and Transformational Tools & Technologies Projects and Chief of the Turbomachinery and Heat Transfer Branch at NASA Glenn. He earned his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, 1997, MSME from Purdue University, 1988, and BSME from University of Toledo, 1986.