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Joseph Schetz

Fred D. Durham Professor Emeritus
  • Ph.D., 1960, Princeton University
  • M.A., 1961, Princeton University
  • M.S.E., 1960, Princeton University
  • B.S., 1958, Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
Dr. Joseph Schetz
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Virginia Tech Swing Space, Room 234
1600 Innovation Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Aerodynamics and Hydrodynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Aircraft Design
  • Editor-in-Chief, AIAA EducationBook Series, 2003-
  • Consulting Editor for Fluid Mechanics, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 2009-
  • AIAA Publications, Education, Aerodynamic Measurements Technology, Pendray Award and Air Breathing Propulsion Committees.
  • Assoc. Editor, AIAA Journal
  • Assoc. Editor, Pyrodynamics
  • U.S. National Committee for ISABE
  • Organizing Committee for Pan American Congress on Applied Mechanics III, IV, V and VIII
  • 2022 Dean's Award for Excellence in Service
  • 2004 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • AIAA Life Fellow
  • AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award
  • AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion Technical Award
  • AIAA Aerospace Contribution and Society Award
  • ASEE/AIAA J. Leland Atwood Award
  • ASME Life Fellow
  • AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award
  • VT Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2022-Present Fred D. Durham Professor Emeritus
  • 1999-2022, Fred D. Durham Endowed Chair
  • 1993-1999, J. Byron Maupin Professor
  • 1969-1993, W. Martin Johnson Professor and Chairman, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 1964-1996, Consultant to Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University
  • 1964-1969, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Maryland
  • 1961-1964; Senior Scientist and Supervisor, Combustion Research, General Applied Science Laboratory, Westbury, NY