James Walbert

James Walbert has approximately 40 years of survivability/vulnerability and related experience, including extensive and novel work as an interior and exterior ballistician, vulnerability/lethality tester and analyst, materials engineer, author, and instructor. His employers include the U.S. Army Material Testing Directorate, the U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory (and its successor the U.S. Army Research Laboratory [ARL]), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SURVICE Engineering Company, and (currently) the Institute for Defense Analyses. He has authored/ co-authored more than 50 technical publications, including the AIAA-published text Fundamentals of Ground Combat System Ballistic Vulnerability/Lethality, which was named ARL?s Publication of the Year for 2009. Dr. Walbert also developed and teaches a highly acclaimed ballistic vulnerability/lethality course to Government and industry practitioners throughout the S/V community. He holds a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Delaware and has taught mathematics and engineering at the University of Delaware, Penn State University, and Marymount University.