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Hermann Viets
Born28 Jan 1943
Quedlinburg, Germany
Died1 Oct 2017
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
ResidenceUnited States
Alma materNew York University
Spouse(s)Pamela Deane[1]
Scientific career
FieldsAstronautics engineer, educator, educational administrator
InstitutionsMilwaukee School of Engineering, University of Rhode Island, West Virginia University, Wright State University

Hermann Viets, Ph.D. was an astronautics engineer and president of Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). He was MSOE's fourth president, assuming the position in 1991.

Early life

Viets was born in Quedlinburg, Germany on 28 Jan 1943.

He earned all three of his degrees from New York University's Polytechnic Institute: a B.S. in aerospace engineering in 1965, an M.S. in astronautics in 1966, and a doctorate in astronautics in 1970.[2]


Viets held seven US patents.[2]

He was Professor of Engineering at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He was a professor and Associate Dean for Research at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. the Dean of Engineering at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, before becoming president of MSOE. He was one of the co-founders of the International Engineering Program at URI.[3]

He has also been a visiting scientist, aerospace engineer and research group leader for Wright Patterson Air Force Base Aerospace Research Laboratories in Dayton, Ohio; and a lecturer at the Von Karman Institute in Brussels, Belgium.[2]

Viets died at his home in South Kingstown, Rhode Island on 1 October 2017.[2]


The athletic field at the Milwaukee School of Engineering was named in Viets's honor in 2013.[4]


  1. ^ New York City Vital Records Index, Queens, NY, 1968
  2. ^ a b c d Karen Herzog (5 Oct 2017). "Retired longtime MSOE president Hermann Viets dies in his sleep, school announces". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 11 Oct 2017.
  3. ^ "A Worldly Engineering Program". University of Rhode Island. Retrieved 11 Oct 2017.
  4. ^ "MSOE Field Renamed Viets Field". MSOE Athletics Department. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2017.

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Preceded by
Robert R. Spitzer, Ph. D
President of MSOE
Succeeded by
John Y. Walz, Ph. D

This page was last edited on 11 November 2018, at 07:06
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