Dr. Milton S. Plesset
1908-1991
Dr. Milton S. Plesset Member
Professor Emeritus of Engineering Science , California Institute of Technology
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  • 1979
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1979
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY THEODORE Y. WU

MILTON SPINOZA PLESSET, professor emeritus of engineering science at the California Institute of Technology and a world authority in the physics of fluids and nuclear energy, died on February 19, 1991, at the age of eighty-three.

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Election Citation
Pioneering in applied physics, including two-phase flows, and contributions to understanding of the thermal hydraulics and safety of nuclear reactors.