John Schmisseur has been named the new executive director for the University of Tennessee Space Institute beginning on August 1.
Schmisseur Named New UT Space Institute Director
UTSI Chosen as Part of Key Department of Defense Hypersonics Push
UTSI has been chosen as part of the Department of Defense’s research to increase the speed at which hypersonic-related technology is developed.
Going Full Throttle
John Schmisseur is working to build aircraft that will soon be able to go from the US to Tokyo in under two hours.
UT a Partner on $9.8M Hypersonics Development Project
“Understanding the origin and transmission of the intense thermal loads generated on a hypersonic vehicle requires identification of regions of significant local heating that are often the greatest source of risk to the vehicle surface,” Schmisseur said. “Fortunately, within the UT System, we have outstanding capabilities for just such a complex analysis.”