National Academy of Engineering Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 10
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Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 10

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             FOREWORD                                                  xi
                THIS IS THE TENTH VOLUME in the series of MemorialTributes compiled by the
            National Academy of Engineering as a personal remembrance of the lives and
            outstanding achievements of its members and foreign associates. These volumes
            are intended to stand as an enduring record of the many contributions of
            engineers and engineering to the benefit of humankind. In most cases, the authors
            of the tributes are contemporaries or colleagues who had personal knowledge of
            the interests and the engineering accomplishments of the deceased.
                Through its members and foreign associates, the Academy carries out the
            responsibilities for which it was established in 1964. Under the charter of the
            National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering was
            formed as a parallel organization of outstanding engineers. Members are elected
            on the basis of significant contributions to engineering theory and practice and to
            the literature of engineering or on the basis of demonstrated unusual
            accomplishments in the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology.
                Together the National Academies share a responsibility to advise the federal
            government on matters of science and technology. The expertise and credibility
            that the National Academy of Engineering brings to that task stem directly from
            the abilities, interests, and achievements of our members and foreign associates,
            our colleagues and friends, whose special gifts we remember in these pages.
                W.Dale Compton
                Home Secretary
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