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Engineering educator

David Kelso Schmidt, American Engineering educator. Association fellow American Institute of Aeronautics an Astronauts, American Society for Engineering Education; member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. M C.

Background

Schmidt, David Kelso was born on March 4, 1943 in LaFayette, Indiana, United States. Son of E-Lynn Gray and Barbara E. (Lipp) Schmidt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Purdue University, 1965. Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1972.

Career

Staff engineer McDonnell Douglas Astro Corporation, Huntington Beach, California, 1965-1969. Research staff Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, 1972-1974. Professor of engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974-1988, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1988-1993.

Director Aerospace Research Center Arizona State University, 1990-1992. Professor aerospace engineering University Maryland, College Park, 1993—1999, chairman department aerospace engineering, 1993-1994. Professor mechanical & aerospace engineer University Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1999—2006, associate vice chancellor research & dean, Graduate School, 2001—2005, professor emeritus, since 2006.

Consultant Northrop Aircraft, Hawthorne, California, 1985, Honeywell Systems Research Center, Minneapolis, 1986, Systems Technology, Inc., Hawthorne, California, 1987, Aeronautical Radio Incorporated Research Corp, Annapolis, 1995, Boeing Airplane Company, 1999-2001. Member high-speed research National Academy Engineering's National Research Council Advisory Committee, 1996-1997, advanced supersonic technical, 2000-2001, United States Air Force Science Advisory Board's Panel on Vehicles and Power, 1997. Society Automotive Engineers National Aerospace Control and Guidance Systems Committee, since 1986, International Federation Automatic Control Aerospace Technology Committee, 1990-2008, American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics National Technology Committee Guidance, Navigation, and Control, 1987-1996.

Chairman, 1991-1993.

Membership

Association fellow American Institute of Aeronautics an Astronauts, American Society for Engineering Education. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. M C.

Connections

Married Karalee Sue Krause, November 24, 1979. Children: Jeff, Kelly, Russ, Jeremy, Jillian, Kerry.

father:
E-Lynn Gray Schmidt

mother:
Barbara E. (Lipp) Schmidt

spouse:
Karalee Sue Krause

child:
Jeff Schmidt

child:
Kelly Schmidt

child:
Russ Schmidt

child:
Jeremy Schmidt

child:
Jillian Schmidt

child:
Kerry Schmidt