Robert Deters

Associate Professor, College of Aviation, Program Coordinator, BS in Engineering Technology
School of Engineering
College of Aviation
Robert Deters

Dr. Deters joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide in 2014 and has been the Program Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology since 2015. He teaches a variety of engineering courses at multiple levels from Introduction to Engineering to Senior Design. He currently serves as the technical lead for the Real World Design Challenge, an international competition for high school students in the area of aeronautical engineering.

Dr. Deters has authored several journal, conference, and technical papers in the area of applied aerodynamics. His main area of research is on the aerodynamics and design of small unmanned aircraft with expertise in wind tunnel and propeller testing.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aerospace and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University

  • AERO 309: Aerodynamic Perf of Flight Veh
  • ETEC 409: Applied Aeronautics
  • ETEC 415: Control Systems
  • ETEC 490: Engineering Tech Capstone I
  • ETEC 491: Engineering Tech Capstone II
  • ESCI 201: Statics

AERO 309 Aerodynamic Performance of Flight Vehicles

ASCI 309 Aerodynamics

ASCI 509 Advanced Aerodynamics

ENGR 101 Introduction to Engineering

ENGR 490 Capstone Design Project I

ENGR 491 Capstone Design Project II

ESCI 201 Statics

ESCI 202 Solid Mechanics

ESCI 204 Dynamics

ETEC 409 Applied Aeronautics

ETEC 415 Control Systems

ETEC 490 Engineering Technology Capstone

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA); American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE); American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

2019 College of Aeronautics Researcher of the Year

2018 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Latitude Award – Models of Growth – Given to the Department of Engineering and Technology