Frederick Harmon

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Fred Harmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering


Dr. Fred Harmon joined the faculty at Cedarville University in August 2014 after working in research laboratories, flight testing squadrons, and graduate engineering institutions. Recently, he was an Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology where he taught courses in optimization, optimal control, and nonlinear control. He has conducted efforts in the areas of control system design, neural networks, optimization, parameter estimation, radar system analysis, electromagnetics, automatic target recognition, avionics, and unmanned vehicles.

Education and Credentials

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Davis 

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology 

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

Professional Engineer (P.E.), Electrical Engineering


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