About the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota is a world-renowned center for aerospace learning, nationally acclaimed for our achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, space studies, and earth system science and policy research. With over 500 faculty and staff members, over 1,800 students from around the world, and a myriad of programs and projects, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is setting the pace for the future of flight.
Working together, we will be leaders in creating, preserving, and delivering the
highest quality education, research, and services in aerospace and related sciences
for our university, our state, and the worldwide aerospace community.
Dr. Paul Lindseth, Dean, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
Responsible for providing academic, strategic, and entrepreneurial leadership of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, which is made up of four inter-related and accredited departments: Aviation, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth System Science and Policy and Space Studies.
Lindseth has taught many courses in his UND career, including fixed and rotary wing private and commercial pilot flight courses as well as aviation safety. Lindseth has expertise in the area of human factors research with an extensive list of publications. In addition, his leadership helped establish the North Dakota Center of Excellence for Economic Development in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He also led UND’s efforts as a designated FAA Center of Excellence in General Aviation Research from 2001-2013.