Name: James A. Harter
Position: Project Manager
BSAAE, Purdue University, 1980
MSAAE, Purdue University, 1982
Mr. Harter began his work in fracture mechanics as a graduate student
under the supervision of Prof. A.F. Grandt, Jr. After graduating, he
worked as a Stress Analyst for Northrop, Corporation from 1982 to 1983.
He accepted a position at Sikorsky Aircraft Company in 1983 and began
work on AFGROW (previously, MODGRO) in 1985. He became a civilian employee
of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH in 1987.