Joseph Schetz, *62, honored as Distinguished Lecturer at AIAA Science and Technology Forum

Joseph Schetz

Dr. Joseph A. Schetz received his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University in 1962. He worked at General Applied Science Lab. and taught at the University of Maryland before going to Virginia Tech in 1969. He served as Head of the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering from 1969-1993. He now holds the Fred D. Durham Chair. He has written three books and more than 230 articles on various aspects of aerodynamics. He is a Fellow of AIAA and has received the Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, the Air Breathing Propulsion Award and the Aerospace Contribution to Society Award, from AIAA.