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Mr. Richard W. Campbell

Sr. Lecturer and Asst. Dept. Chair, Mechanical Engineering

  • M.S., Aeronautical Engineering
  • U.S. Naval Postgraduate School


  • EGR 1302 Intro to Engineering Analysis
  • EGR 2320 Statics
  • EGR 2321 Dynamics
  • EGR 1301/1302 Distance Learning Development

CASPER Research:

Mr. Campbell is a member of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, and Engineering Research, and represents the Paul Meyer Observatory of the Central Texas Astronomical Society (CTAS). He conducts experimental research on pulsating white dwarf stars and other photometric experiments. He also sponsors summer research students as part of the CASPER NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates program, and conducts outreach for science education to local schools.

Other Research:

  • Aircraft Combat Survivability
  • System Engineering Process Improvement

Mr. Campbell comes to Baylor with 36 years of military aircraft operations, aircraft systems design and manufacturing experience in the Defense industry. His previous research and design activities related to improving aircraft systems and protecting military aircraft from hostile threats. He is currently turning his attention to the protection of commercial airliners and other non-military aircraft, which are now susceptible to threats in today's uncertain and hostile world.

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Mat 16:26