Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Paul Dunn

W. Paul Dunn

B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1937

Paul Dunn joined Aerospace Corporation in 1977 and has led the work on a number of space vehicle systems, including medium launch vehicles, the Interim Upper Stage, Centaur, Titan rocket motors, system integration, and launch systems analysis. He was Principal Director of the Launch Systems Analysis Directorate, Space Systems Group.

Mr. Dunn earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from California State University at Los Angeles, and an MBA from California State University at Dominguez Hills.

Before joining Aerospace, Mr. Dunn’s professional career included employment at Northrop Corp.; TRW Systems Group; and Rocketdyne. He was also a part-time Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles.

Among his many honors is the Distinguished Graduate Award received in 1993 from the University of Texas at Austin, the highest award given by the College of Engineering.

Inducted November 7, 2003