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Dr. Robert A. Calico Jr. is Director of Academic Affairs, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The school's mission is to provide master of science and doctor of philosophy degree programs for Air Force officers in the areas of engineering, science and management critical to maintaining the Air Force's technological superiority.

Dr. Calico attended the University of Cincinnati where he earned bachelor of science, master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees in aerospace engineering. He authored more than 40 publications in the areas of flexible spacecraft dynamics and control, aircraft spin prediction and control of time periodic systems.

Dr. Calico joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management in June 1972, where he has held the positions of assistant professor, associate professor and professor of aerospace engineering. He was appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management in July 1990. He assumed his current position in January 2006.

1966 Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering, honor graduate, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
1968 Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
1971 Doctor of Philosophy degree in aerospace engineering, University of Cincinnati, Ohio

1. June 1966 - August 1968, aerospace design engineer, Advanced Systems Branch, LTV Aerospace, Dallas, Texas
2. September 1969 - June 1972, instructor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
3. June 1972 - July 1990, assistant professor, associate professor and, later, professor of aerospace engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. July 1990 - January 2006, Dean, Graduate School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. January 2006 - present, Director of Academic Affairs, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Distinguished Alumni,University of Cincinnati College of Engineering
Distinguished Engineer, Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton

Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Chairman, Dayton-Cincinnati Section of AIAA
Sigma Xi Research Society
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honor Society
American Society of Engineering Education
Board of Trustees of the Engineering and Science Foundation and the Engineering and Service Hall of Fame

(Current as of March 2006)


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