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COL Corey James

Deputy Head and Professor U.S. Military Academy


COL Corey James is the Deputy Department Head for the United States Military Academy Department of Chemistry and Life Science. He provides oversight for all chemistry, chemical engineering, and life science courses, programs, personnel, and methods of instruction. For research, cadet education, and outreach, he oversees the Center for Molecular Science that serves as the department's focal point for coordinating collaborative research with Department of Defense science and technology agencies and civilian institutions. He also supervises the execution of the department's average annual funding of approximately $1,100,000 (excluding payroll) in grants and operational budgets. He leads all civilian and military personnel hiring actions.  He also serves as the Department Strategic Communications Officer, and serve on Academy level committees as directed.  He leads the Energy Systems Group consisting of three faculty members and five undergraduate researchers conducting novel chemical engineering research that develops cadets while improving the scholarly body of work in the field of process control. 

Publications & Presentations

Robert Jane, Tae Young Kim, Samantha Rose, Emily Glass, Emilee Mossman, Corey James*. "Developing AI/ML Based Predictive Capabilities for a Compression Ignition Engine Using Pseudo Dynamometer Data", Energies, 15(21) (2022): 8035.

Matthew Armstrong, Samuel Cowart, Corey James, and Andrew Biaglow. “Comparison of Pure Component Thermodynamic Properties from CHEMCAD with Direct Calculation using the Soave-Redlich-Kwong Equation of State”, Chemical Data Collections, (2022): 100899.

Robert Jane, Tae Young Kim, Emily Glass, Emilee Mossman, and Corey James. “Tailoring Mission Effectiveness and Efficiency of a Ground Vehicle Using Exergy-Based Model Predictive Control (MPC).”, Energies 14(19) (2021): 6049.

Robert Jane, Corey James, Tae Kim. “Using AI-ML to Develop Energy and Exergy Flow Characterizations for Multi-Domain Operations.”, SPIE 1174628 (12 April 2021).

Robert Jane, Tae Kim, Corey James. “Developing Prediction Based Algorithms for Energy and Exergy Flow Characterizations.” SAE WCX Digital Summit (2021-01-0258) (2021).

Matthew J. Armstrong, Mathias Scully, Michael Clark, Trevor Corrigan, Corey M. James. “A Simple Approach for Adding Thixotropy to an Elasto-visco-plastic Rheological Model to Facilitate Structural Interrogation of Human Blood.” Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics (2021): 104503.

Matthew J. Armstrong, Jeff Baker, Jesse Trump, Erin Milner, J. Kenneth Wickiser, Kenneth Cameron, Nick Clark, Kaitlyn Schwarting, Thomas Brown, Dorian Bailey, Corey M. James, Chi Nguyen, Trevor Corrigan. “Structure-Rheology Elucidation of Human Blood Via SPP Framework and TEVP Modeling.” Korea Australia Journal of Rheology 33(1) (2021): 45-63.

Corey M. James, Matthew J. Armstrong, Andrew Biaglow. “Comparison of Pure Component Thermodynamic Properties from CHEMCAD with Direct Calculation using the Peng-Robinson Equation of State.” Chemical Data Collections (2020): 100571.

Corey M. James, Matthew J. Armstrong, Gary Washington, and Andrew Biaglow. "Consistency of Thermodynamic Properties from CHEMCAD Process Simulations." Chemical Data Collections (2020): 100371.

Corey M. James*, Tae Young Kim, and Robert Jane. "A Review of Exergy Based Optimization and Control." Processes 8, no. 3 (2020): 364.

Andrew Pfluger, Matthew J. Armstrong, Trevor Corrigan, Enoch Nagelli, Corey M. James, April D. Miller, and Andrew Biaglow. “Framework for Analyzing Placement of and Identifying Opportunities for Improving Technical Communication in a Chemical Engineering Curriculum.” Education for Chemical Engineers, (2020).

Matthew J. Armstrong, Joshua P. White, Jesse W. Hudgins, Geoffrey R. Bull, Corey M. James, Dawn E. Riegner, April D. Miller, and Andrew Biaglow. "Developing Chemical Engineering Acumen by Brewing Kicking Mule Beer." Chemical Engineering Education 53, no. 2 (2019): 101.

Corey M. James*, Michael E. Webber, and Thomas F. Edgar. "Minimizing the Effect of Substantial Perturbations in Military Water Systems for Increased Resilience and Efficiency." Processes 5, no. 4 (2017): 60.

J. Scott Vitter and Corey M. James. "In a Position to Lead: How Military Technology and Innovation Can Ease the World's Water Challenges." Earth Magazine, August 2017, pp. 24-31.

Anthony P. Burgess and Corey M. James. “The Pro-Reading Challenge: One Achievable Step for Leader Development” . ARMY Magazine, February 2011, pg. 49.