Ron Madler

Title
Dean and Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Email
Department
Aerospace Engineering Department
College
College of Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Orbital Debris
Ron Madler

Dr. Ron Madler is the Dean of the College of Engineering, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ.  He has been the dean since 2010 and has been on the faculty since 1994.  The dean is responsible for the strategic direction of the college. He focuses on facilities, accreditation, curriculum, and is the primary focal point for external relations. He is the primary interface with the Worldwide and Daytona Beach campuses and represents the college in the President's Council, Academic Council, Dean's Council and Campus Council. In addition, he has teaching responsibilities in the Aerospace Engineering Department. Dr. Madler's primary professional interests are in Engineering Education, Orbital Debris, Astrodynamics, Spacecraft Design, and Space Exploration.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

Dean of College of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2010-Present

Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2010-Present

Visiting Professor, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, München, 2011

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1998-2010

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1994-1998

OceanIT, Inc., Senior Scientist, Visiting Scientist, 2007

Chair of Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2001-2006

NASA JSC, Senior Scientist, Visiting Scientist, 2006

NASA JPL, Faculty Fellow, Summer Faculty Fellow, 2005

Boeing - A.D. Welliver Faculty Fellow, Summer Faculty Fellow, 2004

AFOSR Faculty Fellow, Summer Faculty Fellow, 1995-1998


American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

American Astronautical Society (AAS)


ASEE CIEC Executive Board Chair 2015

ASEE College-Industry Partnerships Division (CIPD) Chair 2013-2014

ASEE CIPD Director/Officer 2011-2016

Associate Director for Arizona Space Grant Consortium 2000-2016

Humboldt Unified School District (HUSD) Superintendent's Advisory Committee 2015-2016

Humboldt Education Foundation (HEF) 2019-Present

Invited speaker for High School and Middle School AZ Science Bowls in 2016