Instructor: Jan Roskam
Biography: Dr. Jan Roskam is the Ackers Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas. His university honors include the 2003 Chancellors Club Career Teaching Award, and he is a five-time winner of Aerospace Engineering Educator of the Year, selected by graduating seniors. In October, 2007 Roskam received the prestigious AIAA Aircraft Design Award for Lifetime Achievement in airplane design, airplane design education, configuration design and flight dynamics education. In May, 2016 he received the University of Kansas School of Engineering "Distinguished Engineering Service Award." The author of 15 textbooks, Roskam has industrial experience with three major aircraft companies - Aviolanda in The Netherlands, Cessna and Boeing, and has been actively involved in the design and development of more than 50 aircraft programs. He is a Fellow of AIAA, the Royal Aeronautical Society, and the Society of Automotive Engineers. Roskam received an M.S. in aeronautical engineering from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, and a Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Washington.
Courses taught by this instructor:
History of Airplane Design Webinar Series
Airplane Performance: Theory, Applications and Certification (online) - currently under revision