H. H. Arnold Chair and B. H. Goethert Professor John Schmisseur is one of eight engineering alumni to be elected to the 2021 class of the Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Academy of Distinguished Alumni at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Academy was established to honor graduates of the aerospace, computational, and engineering mechanics programs who have led distinguished careers in industry, government, or academia, and to recognize their outstanding accomplishments.
Schmisseur received his BS and MS from The University of Texas at Austin in 1990 and ’92, respectively. He worked for the US Airforce for 23 years before he joined MABE in 2014 and founded the HORIZON (High-Speed Original Research and Innovation Zone) Research Group. His efforts have helped UTSI become a leader in aerospace and defense research.