Keith Koenig, Ph.D.

Keith Koenig


Office: 321 Walker Engineering Building
P 662.325.7286


Ph.D., Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 1978.

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