Professor Aerospace Engineering and Associate Dean, Industry Relations and Outreach, College of Engineering
Aerospace Engineering Department
Daytona College of Engineering
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Engineering, Florida Technological University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • AE 421: Aircraft Detail Design
  • MMSE 700: Thesis


Ladesic, J. G., "The Curriculum Technology Enhancement Program at Embry Riddle University," 2001 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, June 24-27, 2001.

1999 MSET2000 conference of Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Antonio TX, Feb 28-Mar 4, Presented paper and participated in a panel on the ICE program at ERAU.

Ladesic, J. G. and McClellan, C. A., "Metamorphosis: Freshman to Successful Student," Paper presented at 25th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, November 1-5, 1995, Atlanta, GA.

Ladesic, J.G. and Hazen, D.C., "A Course Correction for Engineering Education," a "Viewpoint" The Effective of Occupant Crashworthiness Regulation Compliance on GA Aircraft Size and Performance." 3RD Joint Symposium on General Aviation Systems, MSU, Starkville, MS, May 1994.

Ladesic, J.G.,"Life Cycle Design of Future General Aviation Airplanes", 3RD Joint Symposium on General Aviation Systems, MSU, Starkville, MS, May 1994.

Ladesic, J.G. and Eastlake, C.N.,"The Next Generation General Aviation Primary Flight Trainer," AIAA Aircraft Design, Systems and Operations Meeting, Monterey , California, August 11-13, 1993.

Ladesic, J.G. and Hazen, D.C., "A Historical Perspective of Applied Science and Engineering: A Dichotomy in Education." SAE Aerotech'93, Orange County, California, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 1993.

Ladesic, J.G., Irey R.K., "An Experimental Investigation of Yacht Sail Aerodynamics," Proceedings, Ancient Interface XIII, AIAA and SNAME, San Diego, CA, Oct. 1983.

Ladesic, J.G., "An Experimental Investigation of the Aerodynamic Interaction of Yacht Sails," University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI, 1983.

Ladesic, J.G., "Project Angel Wings," Aviation Research Journal, George R. Wallace Research Center, E.R.A.U., Daytona Beach, FL, Vol.1, July 1976.

Ladesic, J.G.,"A Study of Finite Element Grid Optimizations," Florida Technological University, (University of Central Florida). Master Thesis, Orlando, FL, 1973.


Registered Professional Engineer, State of Florida.
FAA Designated Engineering Representative.