Symposium for Dr. Tapley

A Symposium Honoring Byron Tapley's 50 Years of Contributions to Aerospace Education, Research, and Service

Submit Photos of Dr. Tapley for the SymposiumThe year 2008 marks 50 years of distinguished contributions to aerospace education, research and service by Professor Byron D. Tapley, the Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. To recognize this milestone, a one day technical/scientific symposium will be held in Austin, Texas, on Friday, February 1, 2008. The many students and colleagues of Prof. Tapley are encouraged to participate. The symposium is scheduled after the AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting to be held in Galveston, Texas, January 27-31, 2008. The symposium will conclude with a banquet Friday evening for participants and their guests. A bound volume of peer-reviewed papers will be produced.

Transportation from Galveston to Austin by automobile is less than four hours and less than 45 minutes on Southwest Airlines (from Houston Hobby, HOU, to Austin, AUS). The Symposium will be held at the Center for Space Research (MCC building), 3925 W. Braker Lane, Austin, Texas. Hotel and registration information are available now on the corresponding pages. Early registration is recommended.

This symposium is sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering and the American Astronautical Society (AAS).