Robert D. (Bobby) Braun

Robert D. (Bobby) Braun

Bren Professor of Aerospace

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1987; M.S., George Washington University, 1989; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996. Moore Distinguished Scholar, Caltech, 2015; Professor, 2020-21; Bren Professor, 2021-.

Research Overview

Braun’s research spans problems related to entry descent and landing (EDL) and space technology. He has made extensive contributions to the problem of hypersonic entry into the Mars atmosphere. His work has contributed to the formulation, development, and operation of multiple space flight missions.

EAS News about Robert D. (Bobby) Braun

  • Professor Braun Receives National Space Society Space Pioneer Award »
  • Moore Distinguished Scholar Receives Space Technology Award »

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