John M. Lacontora

Associate Research Professor

Dr. John Lacontora

Office: 151G Curtis Hall
Phone: 215-895-1752
Fax: 215-895-1478

Website: John M. Lacontora

Manned and Umanned Vehicle Systems, Intelligent Maintenance Systems, Project Management, Product Development, Innovation Practices, and Systems Engineering


CV for John M. Lacontora [PDF]

Research Interests

The development, operation and support of unmanned aircraft systems, personal transportation systems, and intelligent maintenance systems.


Dr. John Lacontora is currently an Associate Research Professor at Drexel University in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics. John is a retired US Army officer who served a majority of his military career in ground vehicle systems support and managed applied research projects in Advanced Diagnostic Tools, Collaborative Virtual Environments, Performance Support Systems and Training Simulations. John held management and engineering positions at The Boeing Company, Booz Allen Hamilton and at the Janus Research Group. He received his PhD in Information Systems and MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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