Dr. Ferdinand Freudenstein
1926-2006
Dr. Ferdinand Freudenstein Member
Higgins Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
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  • 1979
  • Mechanical
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  • 1979
  • Mechanical
Memorial Tribute

BY BERNARD ROTH
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

FERDINAND FREUDENSTEIN, longtime Columbia University mechanical engineering professor who is considered the father of modern kinematics in America, died on March 30, 2006, at the age of 79.

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Election Citation
Leadership and research in kinematics and design of mechanisms.