Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, 1970, University of Cincinnati
M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, 1967, University of Cincinnati
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, 1965, University of Cincinnati
RONALD A. HESS received the BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Cincinnati. For the past 31 years he has been a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of California, Davis. His research interests lie in the areas of automatic control, atmospheric flight mechanics and human/machine systems. He is a Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Senior Member of IEEE. In 2000, he was a recipient of the AIAA Mechanics and Control of Flight Award. He serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Aircraft, the IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, and the British Journal of Aerospace Engineering.