Dr. Stanley Backer
1920-2003
Dr. Stanley Backer Member
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and Senior Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1992
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Materials
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  • 1992
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Materials
Memorial Tribute

BY SUBHASH K. BATRA
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

STANLEY BACKER, professor emeritus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, succumbed after a prolonged illness on January 18, 2003, at the age ...

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Election Citation
For enhancing the understanding and engineering of fibrous materials to improve their performance in ocean and other engineering applications.