David S. Dolling

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David S. Dolling began his tenure as dean of GW's School of Engineering and Applied Science on September 1, 2008. An internationally recognized aerospace engineer, Dean Dolling served previously as associate dean for academic affairs and Joe C. Walter, Jr. Chair in Engineering at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, where he joined the faculty in 1983.

Dean Dolling is a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of the United Kingdom's Royal Aeronautical Society. He conducts research in supersonic and hypersonic turbulent fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. His research applies to the design of supersonic aircraft engine inlets and other applications in which shock-induced, turbulent separation occurs.

Dean Dolling holds an undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering from London University and a graduate diploma from the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics in Brussels. He earned his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from London University.