Lt. Col. James Rutledge, Ph.D., P.E. is AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s first permanent senior military faculty member. In this role, he can remain in the position as an active duty lieutenant colonel until he separates, retires, or makes full colonel.
“This is the best job in the Air Force. I love what I do here,” said Rutledge. “We have really smart and motivated students here and I love doing research with them and helping them think through data.”