Dr. Mary F. Wheeler to receive aerospace education award

     Dr. Mary F. Wheeler, professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics and professor of petroleum and geosystems engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, and holder of the Ernest and Virginia Cockrell Chair in Engineering, was chosen by Women in Aerospace (WIA) to receive the 1997 Aerospace Educator Award. The honor recognizes dedication and efforts in creating excellent educational research programs and opportunities for women faculty and researchers. Dr. Wheeler received the award at a ceremony Sept. 23 in Washington, D.C.