Emeritus
Dr. Emil Pfender
1925-2016
Dr. Emil Pfender
Emeritus
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Materials
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Materials
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Materials
Memorial Tribute

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EMIL PFENDER died January 28, 2016, at age 90. He was a leading contributor to the fundamental science of thermal ­plasmas and their applications, especially in torch design optimiza­tion, plasma-sprayed ...

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Election Citation
For pioneering contributions to arc technology, plasma chemistry, and heat transfer, and for inspiration and international dissemination of knowledge.
Employment
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth Assoc Prof of Mechanical Engrg