Robert Bishop, opus dean of
Marquette University College of Engineering
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Robert Bishop, opus dean of the Marquette University College of
Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2013 Dirk Brouwer
Award from the American Astronautical Society.
The award honors those who have contributed significant
technical contributions to space flight mechanics and
astrodynamics, according to a Marquette statement.
The society selected Bishop for his seminal contributions to the
theory and practice of navigation and control of autonomous
aerospace systems, the statement said.
Bishop will accept the award Jan. 28, in Santa Fe, N.M., at the
space flight mechanics meeting of the American Astronautical
“Marquette University and the city of Milwaukee are fortunate to
have the leadership and expertise of Dr. Bishop,” said Margaret
Callahan, interim provost and dean of the College of Nursing at
Marquette. “He is helping form the next generation of engineers
by reimagining engineering education at Marquette.