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Dr. Ronald F. Probstein
1928-2021
Dr. Ronald F. Probstein
Member
Ford Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1977
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1977
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1977
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute
RONALD f. PROBSTEIN

 

BY CRISTINA AMON AND MIT’S DEPARTMENT
OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

RONALD F. PROBSTEIN, a world-renowned expert in fluid mechanics, died on September 19, 2021, at the age of 93.

Ronald, also known to some as Ron or Ronnie, was born ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to the fields of hypersonics, rarefied gas flow, desalination, and water purification.
Employment
  • Water Purification Associates Senior Partner
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor
  • Water General Corporation Chairman
  • Foster-Miller, Inc. Senior Corporate Technical Advisor