James Frost Davis
Qualifications & Institutions:
MSM in Management, Arthur D. Little School of Management; MS in Electrical Engineering and MSME in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology;
BSc(Eng) in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; Associate of the City and Guilds of London Institute.
Position at Hult:
Professor of Quantitative Methods (Part time)
Experience: James Davis is a Professor of Quantitative Methods at Hult International Business School and is the founder and president of ITRC LLC, an international
technology consulting firm. With over 30 years of engineering and consulting experience in the global aerospace, defense and intelligence industries and
academia, he has led and performed R&D projects for international corporations and non-profit organizations such as IBM, Arthur D. Little Inc., MIT
Lincoln Laboratory, and the Aerospace Corporation and led numerous client engagements with US Government agencies, the US Military and private industry.
Awards and significant projects:
Mr. Davis served as a member of the Committee on the Evaluation of the Multifunction Phased Array Radar Planning Process for the National Academies,
National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate. He was recognized for significant contributions to the study and final report.
Mr. Davis was recognized for his outstanding technical leadership by the National Reconnaissance Office, Systems Engineering and Technology Office in its
satellite payload design submission to the XSAT experimental satellite competition.
He was awarded the Whirlpool Fellowship and the Atlantic Richfield Academic Excellence award at Georgia Tech.
James Davis brings over three decades of R&D experience in industry, academia and consulting to the Toolbox Mathematics series and other teaching
projects at Hult Boston.
“Evaluation of the Multi-Function Phased Array Planning Process”. National Research Council (Member of the Committee, Dr. Paul Smith, chair).
“An economic assessment of space solar power as a source of electricity for space-based activities” (Study Lead: Molly K. Macauley) Space
Policy, Issue 18, 2002
“An economic assessment of space solar power as a source of electricity for space-based activities” (Study Lead: Molly K. Macauley) Resources
for the Future discussion paper 01-46, October 2001
“RFID: Frequent Solutions for the Millennium” (Co- Author: Karen L. Jones) Postal Technology International Annual, January 1999
“Wireless Fleet Management: Opportunities” (Co-Author: Karen L. Jones) GPS-Wireless ‘99, San Francisco CA, March 1999
“Wireless Fleet Management: Marketplace Challenges” (Co-Author: Karen L. Jones) Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) Nashville TN,
“Wireless Fleet Management: Marketplace Challenges” (Co-Author: Karen L. Jones) IEEE Aerospace Systems Society Position Location and Navigation
Symposium (PLANS ‘98) Palm Springs CA, April 1998
“Field Command, Wireless Solutions for Fleet Management” (Co-Author: Karen L. Jones) Waste Age Magazine, May 1998
"A Study of Performance Improvements in Servo-Actuator Control Systems through the use of Clutches and Brakes." Masters Thesis Georgia Institute of
Technology, March 1983
"Force Control System for an Electric Gripper" IBM Invention Disclosure BC8-84-0038, July 1985 Technical Disclosure Bulletin. (V. V. Zaderej co-inventor.)
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