Patterson’s industry employment includes time as the Corporate Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation in Virginia, a Senior Program Consultant for W.J. Schafer & Associates in Virginia, and a full time Research Development Officer for the U.S. Army High Energy Laser Laboratory at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. He has been an educator for over 35 years with previous teaching experience at Auburn University.
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1969.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1970.
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1973.