Dr. Donald O. Thompson
1927-2013
Dr. Donald O. Thompson Member
Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Iowa State University
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  • 1991
  • Materials
  • Aerospace
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  • 1991
  • Materials
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY LEONARD J. BOND
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

DONALD OSCAR THOMPSON was a creative force who recognized that there was not an adequate science base for nondestructive testing (NDT) to be more quantitative and went on to establish the ...

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Election Citation
For major contributions to placing quantitative nondestructive evaluation on a firm foundation of interdisciplinary science and engineering.
Employment
  • Rockwell International Corporation Director, Materials Research