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Dan A Erwin

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Professor of Astronautical Engineering and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • 1986, PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1983, Masters, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1981, Bachelors, Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

Biography


1986 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
1983 M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
1981 B.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

Research Summary


Spacecraft propulsion, optics and optical instruments, kinetics of gases and plasmas

Awards


  • 1993 TRW, Inc. TRW Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 1995 USC School of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2006 USC-LDS Student Association Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2016 Engineers' Council Distinguished Engineering Educator Award
  • 2017 Engineers' Council Distinguished Engineering Project Achievement Award
Appointments
  • Director, Undergraduate Programs in Astronautical Engineering
  • Astronautical Engineering

Office
  • RRB 222
  • Robert Glen Rapp Engineering Research Building
  • 854 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1192

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-5358
  • erwin@usc.edu

Websites

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