Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 9
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Memorial Tributes:
National Academy of Engineering, Volume 9
(2001)
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This is the 9th Volume in the series Memorial Tributes compiled by the National Academy of Engineering as a personal remembrance of the lives and outstanding achievements of its members and foreign associates. These volumes are intended to stand as an enduring record of the many contributions of engineers and engineering to the benefit of humankind. In most cases, the authors of the tributes are contemporaries or colleagues who had personal knowledge of the interests and the engineering accomplishments of the deceased. Through its members and foreign associates, the Academy carries out the responsibilities for which it was established in 1964.

Under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering was formed as a parallel organization of outstanding engineers. Members are elected on the basis of significant contributions to engineering theory and practice and to the literature of engineering or on the basis of demonstrated unusual accomplishments in the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology. The National Academies share a responsibility to advise the federal government on matters of science and technology. The expertise and credibility that the National Academy of Engineering brings to that task stem directly from the abilities, interests, and achievements of our members and foreign associates, our colleagues and friends, whose special gifts we remember in this book.

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  • Biography and Autobiography — Biographies

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332 pages | 6 x 9
Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-309-07411-7
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Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xii
Giovanni Astarita 1-5
J. Leland Atwood 6-11
Philip Barkan 12-17
Marcel Louis J. Barrére 18-21
Robert Bromberg 22-27
G. Edwin Burks 28-31
Paul F. Chenea 32-39
Jerome B. Cohen 40-45
Neville G. W. Cook 46-53
Wallace Henry Coulter 54-57
Sidney Darlington 58-63
Rolf Eliassen 64-69
Richard S. Engelbrecht 70-75
Michael Ference, Jr. 76-81
Donald Glen Fink 82-87
John C. Geyer 88-91
Martin Goland 92-97
James P. Gould 98-103
Meredith C. Gourdine 104-107
Robert Herman 108-117
Eivind Hognestad 118-123
Joe Estes House 124-127
George J. Huebner 128-133
Lawrence E. 'Larry' Jenkins 134-137
Reynold B. Johnson 138-143
Robert T. Jones 144-149
Jerry R. Junkins 150-155
Robert M. Kenedi 156-161
John R. Kiely 162-167
Koji Kobayashi 168-173
Walter F. Kosonocky 174-177
Jai Krishna 178-181
Rolf Landauer 182-187
Clarence Edward Larson 188-191
Gerald A. Leonards 192-197
Fritz Leonhardt 198-201
Arthur Lubinski 202-205
Robert E. McIntosh 206-209
David Packard 210-215
Earl Randall Parker 216-221
Donald William Pritchard 222-229
Wilbur L. Pritchard 230-235
Eberhard F.M. Rees 236-241
Eric Reissner 242-245
Rudolf Schulten 246-249
Henry E. Singleton 250-253
Richard Skalak 254-259
Gregory Eugene Stillman 260-265
James R. Wait 266-271
Robert H. Wentorf, Jr. 272-277
Harold Alden Wheeler 278-285
Basil Wright Wilson 286-291
Carlos C. Wood 292-297
Aaron Wyner 298-303
Konrad Zuse 304-310
Appendix 311-312
Acknowledgements for the Photographs 313-314
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