Lt Col Mark Madaus portrait

Lt Col Mark Madaus

Professor of Aerospace Studies / Commander
Office
MHC LL4
Phone
651-962-6322
Mail
University of St Thomas
AFROTC Det 410
2115 Summit Avenue, Mail #5016
St. Paul, MN 55105

Colonel Madaus is the Professor of Aerospace Studies and Commander of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 410, at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. He is responsible for recruiting, educating, and training students from among fifteen universities and colleges for commissioning into the Air Force as second lieutenants.

Colonel Madaus was commissioned through AFROTC Detachment 400 at Michigan Technological University in October 1992. He has served with distinction in a wide variety of Civil Engineering, Planning, and Programming positions, including base-level, Major Command (MAJCOM), and Headquarters Air Force (HAF) assignments. A nationally-recognized engineering management expert, he has published multiple professional journal articles and has been an invited guest lecturer to both the National Academy of Science and the Federal Facility Council in Washington D.C.

Colonel Madaus is a veteran of five successful overseas contingency deployments, starting by leading a humanitarian assistance team to East Timor after that country's collapse in 2000. In 2007-2008 he led the Air Force's $194M Iraq Military Construction program from Balad Air Base, Iraq, completing the theater's first dedicated MQ-1 Predator facility early despite daily attacks. Later, in 2010-2011, he was the Deputy Director, J7 Construction Division, U.S. Forces-Iraq, headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq, where he led his team of 22 engineers from the front; conducting more than 75 "outside the wire" missions in support of the $700M Iraqi Security Forces Fund counter-insurgency construction program. In 2013, he served as the Chief of Basing for Afghanistan at the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Joint Command Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he oversaw $1.7B of basing projects and closed over 60 bases. Most recently, in 2015-2016, Colonel Madaus was the Deputy Commander of the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group (1 ECEG) headquartered at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. He was responsible for daily operations of 419 military personnel and assets valued at $79M. Under his leadership, the group successfully executed 45 urgent construction projects worth $29M at 14 geographically separated locations across the United States Central Command theater.

EDUCATION
1992 Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton
1999 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), Ala.
2000 Master of Information Systems Management, Webster University, Washington D.C.
2006 Air Command and Staff College, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
2006 Master of Science, Systems Engineering, AFIT, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
2007 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant October 1, 1992
First Lieutenant December 27, 1994
Captain December 27, 1996
Major June 1, 2003
Lieutenant Colonel June 1, 2008

(Current as of July 2017)

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
AERO 211 - 01 USAF Air & Space Power I - - - - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC LL04B
CRN: 40004 1 Credit Hours Instructor: Mark W. Madaus The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power features topics on Air Force heritage and leaders, introduction to air and space power through examination of distinctive capabilities and functions, and continued application of communication skills. Its purpose is to instill an appreciation of the development and employment of air and space power and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to Air Force ROTC officer candidate. Prerequisite: AERO 112 or permission of instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
AERO 211 - 02 USAF Air & Space Power I M - - - - - - 1525 - 1630 MHC LL04B
CRN: 43342 Instructor: Mark W. Madaus The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power features topics on Air Force heritage and leaders, introduction to air and space power through examination of distinctive capabilities and functions, and continued application of communication skills. Its purpose is to instill an appreciation of the development and employment of air and space power and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to Air Force ROTC officer candidate. Prerequisite: AERO 112 or permission of instructor

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AERO 421 - 01 National Security Affairs I - - W - - - - 1800 - 2130 MHC LL04B
CRN: 40005 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mark W. Madaus National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty is designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. Prerequisite: AERO 322 or permission of instructor

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
AERO 200 - 02 Leadership Lab M - - - - - - 1715 - 1900 MCG 105
CRN: 20738 Instructor: Mark W. Madaus Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets (e.g., students pursuing an officer's commission in the USAF) every fall and spring semester unless excused by the department chair for an authorized period of non-attendance. Leadership Laboratory complements each of the courses listed below by providing cadets with leadership and followership experiences.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
AERO 212 - 01 USAF Air & Space Power II - - - - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC LL04B
CRN: 20005 1 Credit Hours Instructor: Mark W. Madaus Continuation of AERO 211 Prerequisite: AERO 211 or permission of instructor

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AERO 212 - 2 USAF Air & Space Power II M - - - - - - 1525 - 1630 MHC LL04B
CRN: 22785 Instructor: Mark W. Madaus Continuation of AERO 211 Prerequisite: AERO 211 or permission of instructor

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AERO 422 - 01 Nation Security Affairs II - - W - - - - 1800 - 2130 MHC LL04B
CRN: 20007 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mark W. Madaus Continuation of AERO 421. Prerequisite: AERO 421

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