Cockrell School of Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin

Wallace T. Fowler

Photo of Fowler, Wallace T.

Director of Texas Space Grant Consortium

Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship in Engineering
University Distinguished Teaching Professor

Research Area:
Orbital Mechanics

Phone: (512) 471-4257, (512) 471-6913
Office: WRW 415D, WPR 2.9070

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

´╗┐Research Interests:

  • Space Systems and Mission Design

  • Vehicle Modeling, Lunar and Planetary Exploration Systems

  • Systems Engineering Education

Dr. Fowler's research focuses on the area of design and design methodology, the modeling and design of spacecraft, and planetary exploration systems. He has served on the Cockrell School of Engineering faculty since 1965. He has three years of industrial experience, has published more than 50 technical articles and reports and has co-authored three books.

He was inducted into the UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers in 1997 and is a Fellow of both the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Scoiety for Engineering Education. He served as President of the American Society for Engineering Education in 2000-2001. His current work focuses on the development of systems engineering materials and courses for the aerospace engineering program.

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