May 24th, 2017
Ronald Laird Bagley, retired UTSA professor of mechanical engineering, died May 4 at the age of 69.
Bagley joined UTSA in 1995 after retiring as Colonel following a 24-year career in the U.S. Air Force.
His research focused primarily on the application of fractional calculus to analyze the viscoelasticity of materials and assist with vibration damping. His work has allowed engineers to more accurately measure and predict the stress on and subsequent