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This is the 11th 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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National Academy of Engineering. 2007. Memorial Tributes: Volume 11. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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342 pages | 6.25 x 9.25 | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-309-10337-4
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Front Matter i-xii
Hubert I. Aaronson 1-5
James Gilbert Baker 6-11
Lynn S. Beedle 12-17
Donald S. Berry 18-23
John L. Bogdanoff 24-29
Bruce Alan Bolt 30-35
Harvey Brooks 36-39
Richard M. Carlson 40-45
George F. Carrier 46-51
Marvin Chodorow 52-57
Leland C. Clark Jr. 58-63
Franklin S. Cooper 64-69
L. Stanley Crane 70-75
Wilbur B. Davenport Jr. 76-81
W. Kenneth Davis 82-85
Leslie C. Dirks 86-89
Harry G. Drickamer 90-95
Robert C. Duncan 96-101
Carroll H. Dunn Sr. 102-107
Ernst R. G. Eckert 108-113
Ralph E. Fadum 114-119
P. Ole Fanger 120-125
Robert Fridley 126-131
Bernard Gold 132-135
William A. J. Golomski 136-141
Donald R. F. Harleman 142-149
Willis M. Hawkins 150-155
Edward Graham Jefferson 156-161
Howard S. Jones Jr. 162-165
J. Erik Jonsson 166-171
Richard C. Jordan 172-177
Thomas J. Kelly 178-181
Jack St. Clair Kilby 182-187
R. Peter King 188-193
Leon K. Kirchmayer 194-197
Jerome F. Lederer 198-203
Plato Malozemoff 204-209
I. Harry Mandil 210-215
John S. McNown 216-219
M. Eugene Merchant 220-223
Arthur B. Metzner 224-227
Russell G. Meyerand Jr. 228-233
Rene Harcourt Miller 234-237
Herbert Louis Misch 238-243
Rocco A. Petrone 244-247
Frederick George Pohland 248-253
A. Alan B. Pritsker 254-259
Alvin Radkowsky 260-265
William Craig Reynolds 266-269
Herman Paul Schwan 270-273
Chester P. Siess 274-279
Alec W. Skempton 280-283
Fred Noel Spiess 284-289
Warren Earl Stewart 290-295
Jerome J. Tiemann 296-301
Chang-Lin Tien 302-307
Keith William Uncapher 308-313
Fernando Vasco Costa 314-319
Arthur R. von Hippel 320-326
Appendix 327-328
Acknowledgments for the Photographs 329-330

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