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Larry Boyer, M.S.

Assistant Professor

Courses Taught

Undergraduate courses include Freshman Engineering, Introduction to Computer Aided Design, Introduction to Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aircraft Performance, Stability and Control, Flight Simulation, Aerospace Lab, Mechanical Measurements and Senior Design.


M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Saint Louis University, 1994 (with distinction)
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, 1978 (magna cum laude)

Research Interests

  • Flight simulation
  • Computer graphics

Publications and Media Placements

Printed Archival Peer-Reviewed Journals
Jayaram, S., Boyer, L., George, J., Ravindra, K., Mitchell, K. Project-based introduction to aerospace engineering course: A model rocket, Acta Astronautica, Volume 66, Issues 9–10, May–June 2010, Pages 1525-1533, ISSN 0094-5765. doi: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2009.10.038

Conference Posters
Condoor, S., Boyer, L., Jayaram, S., “The Art of Design Modeling – Teaching Freshman Graphics Course”, ASEE National Conference, 2008. Condoor, S., Boyer, L., Jayaram, S., “Learning Statics – A Foundational Approach”, ASEE National Conference, 2008.

Professional Organizations and Associations

He is a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Community Work and Service

Larry Boyer has been full-time faculty at SLU since January 1995. His fourteen plus years of full-time industry experience plus nearly fifteen years part-time consulting include aviation accident flight-path reconstruction, analysis and animation, flight simulation, stress analysis and flight testing. The majority of his full-time industry experience is in commercial and military flight simulation.