Jan Roskam

Ackers Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas
2016 DESA Recipient
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  • Engineer’s Degree, Aeronautical Engineering, Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), 1954
  • Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, 1965

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times