Camp Mabry

2200 W 35th Street
Building #8 Auditorium
Austin, TX 78703
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Add to Calendar 2024-03-01 18:22:20 2024-03-01 18:22:20 02 August 2023 Chapter General Membership Meeting Description Location AUSA America/Chicago public

Austin, Texas

AUSA chapter members, guests, and local area veterans are cordially invited to the Association of the United States Army, Texas Capital Area Chapter general membership meeting on 02 August 2023. Our guest speaker will be Ken Wisian Ph.D. Major General USAF (Ret), Associate Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin. General Wisian will provide information on the Department of Defense study and utilization of Geothermal Energy.

Location: Building #8, Alamo Auditorium, Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas
Date/Time: Wednesday, 02 August 2023, 1200 hours

Biographical Sketch: Ken Wisian Ph. D, Major General USAF (Retired)

Ken Wisian, Ph.D., Major General USAF (retired), is responsible for coordinating environmental related research. He came to the Bureau from the Center for Space Research. Previously, Dr. Wisian was a senior state executive responsible for disaster recovery, oil spill prevention and response, and coastal infrastructure and environmental protection for Texas. As a military officer, General Wisian participated or lead military disaster response efforts for the Shuttle Columbia crash and multiple hurricanes. Dr. Wisian is a geophysicist whose main research is in geothermal systems, modeling, and instrumentation & data analysis . Other current research includes; autonomy/drones, applied gravity, planetary geology/space exploration, infrastructure resiliency and international relations. General Wisian, a navigator/bombardier, flew bombers, transports and fighters, is a graduate of the USAF Test Pilot School and commanded the 147th Reconnaissance Wing flying the MQ-1 Predator. He has combat time in Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia and his combat medals include the Bronze Star and Air Medal.