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Dr. Alfred J. Eggers Jr.
1922-2006
Dr. Alfred J. Eggers
Member
Chairman, RANN, Inc.
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  • 1972
  • Aerospace
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1972
  • Aerospace
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1972
  • Aerospace
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY GLENN BUGOS AND WALTER VINCENT

AL EGGERS was one of the brightest lights in the Ames group that pioneered hypersonic aerodynamics in the 1950s and enabled the technology for all reentry vehicles. A brilliant theorist, Eggers also validated his ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to experimental and theoretical research in supersonic and hypersonic aerodynamics and in aerospace vehicle technology.
Employment
  • RANN, Inc.
  • Lockheed Corporation Director, Research Laboratory
  • National Science Foundation Assistant Director