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Kathleen Howell

Class of 2019-20

Kathleen Howell
Kathleen Howell

Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor 
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Purdue University

Howell is best known for her contributions to the three-body problem, the interplanetary superhighway, and artificial satellite theories. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Astronautical Society. She received the Dirk Brouwer Award in 2004 and the International Astronautical Federation’s John Breakwell Award in 2007. Howell will collaborate with faculty and students in the College of Engineering.