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Ulreen McKinney

Assistant Professor | College of Aeronautics

Contact Information
(321) 674-8971
George M. Skurla Hall, 210T

Personal Overview

Certified Planner – American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) – AICP No. 023076
Certificate of Training – Three Dimensional Airspace Analysis Program (3DAAP)
City and Guilds Institute, London, England (ACGI) – Associate
American Planning Association – Certified Planner
Women in Transportation Seminar – Program Director for the Greater Dallas/ Fort Worth Area (2004 -2005)

Educational Background

B. Eng. Aeronautical Engineering Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of London 1990
MSc., Aviation Science Florida Institute of Technology 1998

Ph.D., Aviation Science Florida Institute of Technology 2015

Professional Experience

Principal, RHOBI Group – (3/2009 to 1/2010)
Senior Aviation Planner, Kimley-Horn & Associates (7/2007 to 2/2009)
Senior Aviation Planner, Terminal and Support Facilities - City of Atlanta, DOA, (12/2005 to 7/2007)
Sub-Project Manager/ Senior Airport Planner, URS Corporation (1/2002 to 12/2005)
Senior Terminal Planner Charles F. McAfee/ Hartsfield Planning Collaborative (8/2001 to 1/2002)
Senior Planner, The LPA Group Incorporated (12/1998 to 8/2001)

Selected Publications

Defining Predictors for the Timing of Mesoscale Thunderstorms at Orlando International Airport Published Master Thesis (1999), The American Meteorological Society, 8th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology.

Development of a Self-Cleaning (Rotating) Heart Valve (1990) Unpublished Bachelors Engineering Thesis; a study in quasi-steady pulsatile flow.


Research & Project Interests

  • Use of biofuels in aviation
  • Sustainable Airport Design
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