Keith Koenig Ph.D.

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321 Walker Engineering Building
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662.325.7286

Aeronautics, Ph.D.
Keith Koenig received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics from California Institute of Technology in 1978. He joined the Aerospace Engineering faculty in the same year.




Teaching Areas
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Propulsion

Research Areas
  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Propulsion

Funding Agencies
  • Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association
  • Worth, Inc.
  • CircAid
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center.

  • Hodge, B.K. and Koenig, K., Compressible Fluid Dynamics with Personal Computer Applications, Prentice-Hall, 1995.
  • Koenig, K. and Hodge, B.K., Rocket Propulsion, Prentice-Hall, 1995.

Select Journal Publications
  • Patel, B.B., Hodge, B.K., And Koenig, K., “Supersonic Axisymmetric Conical Flows for Different Ratios of Specific heats,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 1994.
  • Hodge, B.K. And Koenig, K., “CIG, A Calorically Imperfect Gas Compressible Flow Software Element,” Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1993, pp. 477-487.
  • Hester, L.R. And Koenig, K., “Performance Measurements of Baseball bats,” Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Vol. 38, August – September 1993, pp. 7-10.

Select Conference Proceedings
  • Hannigan, T., Simmons, J., Koenig, K., Cruse, G. and Poh, K.,”Flowfield Mapping and Cooling Fam Flowrate Measurement Systems Development by Aerospace Engineering Laboratory Students,” Paper No. 2259, ASEE Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, June 15-18, 1997.
  • Koenig, K.,”Baseball Hit Speeds,” ASTM International Symposium on Head and Neck Injuries in Sports, Invited Presentation, Atlanta, GA, May 1993.
  • Patel, B. B., Hodge, B. K. and Koenig, K.”Charts for Supersonic Flow Past a Cone for Specific heat Ratios from 1 to 1.67,” AIAA-93-0970, AIAA Aerospace Design Conference, Febraury 1993.

Honors and Awards
  • Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, MSU 1994.
  • Hearin-Hess Distinguished Proffessor, MSU 1989.

Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Associate Fellow