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aeronautical engineering educator

Charles William Boppe, American aeronautical engineering educator. Recipient Lawrence Sperry award American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1981, Public Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980, Wright Brothers medal Society of Automotive Engineers, 1986, 90. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate); member Society of Automotive Engineers, International Council Systems Engineering.

Background

Boppe, Charles William was born on January 27, 1948 in Winfield, Kansas, United States. Son of William Bruce and Mary Augusta (Johnson) Boppe.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, New York University, 1970. Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, New York University, 1972.

Career

Engineer Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, New York, 1970-1975. Research associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, 1975-1976. Senior engineer Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, 1976-1978, engineering specialist, 1978-1982.

Technical specialist Grumman Aerospace Corporation, 1982-1985, principal engineer, manager technical development, 1985-1995. Senior lecturer aeronautical engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995—2003, director A&A Master of Engineering program, 1998—2003. System engineering technical director Draper Laboratory, since 2003.

Yacht technical design consultant Sail American Foundation, San Diego, 1985-1987. President International Numerics Corporation, Smithtown, New York, 1987-1992. Lecturer Purdue University, Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member Society of Automotive Engineers, International Council Systems Engineering.

Connections

Married Ann Bernadette Carrig, July 18, 1970. Children: Thomas, Claire, Sarah.

father:
William Bruce Boppe

mother:
Mary Augusta (Johnson) Boppe

spouse:
Ann Bernadette Carrig

children:
Thomas Boppe

Claire Boppe

Sarah Boppe