Member
Dr. David Atlas
1924-2015
Dr. David Atlas
Member
Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Emeritus, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
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  • 1986
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
Memorial Tribute
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT J. SERAFIN AND RICHARD E. CARBONE

For more than 50 years DAVID ATLAS was among the most influential people in the field of meteorology and a leading figure in the subdiscipline of radar meteorology. Researcher, inventor, laboratory ...

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Election Citation
For contributions, inventions, leadership, and public service in the application of radar and electromagnetic engineering to meteorology.
Employment
  • The University of Chicago Professor of Meteorology
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech Distinguished Visiting Scientist
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research Sr Sci & Dir, Natl Hail Res Exp
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Chief, Lab for Atmospheric Science
  • Atlas Concepts
  • University of Maryland, College Park Senior Research Associate