Emeritus
Dr. Robert M. Drake Jr.
1920-2020
Dr. Robert M. Drake
Emeritus
Vice President-Research Development, Combustion Engineering Inc.
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  • 1974
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1974
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1974
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute
ROBERT M. DRAKE JR.ROBERT M. DRAKE JR.

 

BY VIJAY DHIR

ROBERT M. DRAKE JR. passed away February 20, 2020, at his home in Lexington, Kentucky, with his family around him. He was 99 years old, born December 13, 1920, in Eagle Cliff, Georgia.

His early schooling was in ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to research in heat transfer in rarefied gases at high velocities and to engineering education.
Employment
  • Combustion Engineering Inc.
  • Studebaker Worthington, Inc. Vice President, Technology
  • University Investment Inc. Executive Vice President
  • Projectron, Inc.
  • University of Kentucky Special Assistant to the President
  • Combustion Engineering, Inc. Vice President, R&D