Charles Hindman

  • Program Years: 1999-2003
  • Academic Institution: University of Colorado
  • Field of Study: Aerospace Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Mark Balas
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2000)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, U. of Colorado at Boulder, 2003
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering, U. of Arizona, 1997
    B.S Mechanical Engineering, U. of Idaho, 1996

Current Status

  • Status: Aerospace Research Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
  • Research Area: Aerospace Engineering


Charles Hindman & Brian Engberg, "Atmospheric and Platform Jitter Effects on Laser Acquisition Patterns", IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, 2006.

Charles Hindman, Seth Lacy & Nicole Hatten, "Image Based Acquisition and Tracking for Multi-Access Laser Communications", IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, 2006.

Charles Hindman, Brian Engberg, Jeffrey Hunt & Kevin Walchko, "Optimal GEO lasercomm terminal field of view for LEO link support", SPIE Free-space Laser Communications Technologies XVIII, 2006.

Charles Hindman, Kevin Walchko & Clinton Spratley, "Point-ahead Tracking for Space to Air Laser Pointing", MSS Active Electro-Optic Sensor Systems Conference, Columbia, MD, 2005.

Mark Balas, Charles Hindman & Michel Lesoinne, "Exponential Stability of Controllers for Fluid-Structure Interactions using Reduced-order System Models with Residual mode Filters", Computer Aided Optimum Design in Engineering IX, WIT Press, 2005, pp289-300.