Rodney Bowersox Associate Dean for Research, Ford I Professor of Aerospace Engineering, and University Regents Professor Texas A&M University

Dr. Bowersox, Associate Dean for Research and Ford I Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, received his BS, MS, and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in 1988, 1990, and 1992, respectively. He founded and directs the Texas A&M University National Aerothermochemistry and Hypersonics Laboratory. He is the TEES Executive Director for the OUSD Joint Hypersonics Transition Office (JHTO) University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Society of Mechanical Engineering. He is a 2017-2022 DoD Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow. He is a Member of the American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, and the Optical Society of America. He is also an Associate Editor for the AIAA Journal and the AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power.