Engineering Manpower Concerns: Hearings Before the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, October 6, 7, 1981
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982 - 174 pages
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Page 125 - Carter as the President's Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. In January, 1981, he returned to MIT where he was appointed Institute Professor, a title MIT reserves for scholars of special distinction. Dr. Press...
Page 125 - January 1981, he returned to MIT, where he was appointed Institute Professor, a title MIT reserves for scholars of special distinction. Dr. Press returned to Washington in July 1981 as the 19th President of the National Academy of Sciences, elected by its members to a six-year term. Dr. Press is recognized internationally for his pioneering contributions in geophysics, oceanography, lunar and planetary sciences, and natural resource exploration, but his primary scientific activities have been in...
Page 127 - College. During World War II he headed the Stability and Control Unit of the Aircraft Laboratory, US Army Air Corps, at Wright Field. He was active during this period Improving the sophistication of flight test and flight research operations within the Armed Forces, and had a hand in the creation of the first Air Force Test Pilot School now active at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Immediately following the var, Professor Perkins and a Wright Field colleague published a fundamental book entitled...
Page 6 - He earned master of science degrees from the University of Michigan in instrumentation engineering and aeronautical engineering in 1956. He has also completed Air Command and Staff College and the Air. War College, both schools located at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
Page 6 - Force, in the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research and Development, as the Deputy Chief, Aeronautical Systems Division, Directorate of Development, and in 1987 was named Chief. Aeronautical Systems Division. During I960, he attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard
Page 127 - ... unsocial by those who did not know him well, and was a constant cause of regret to him. He prepared for college at Troy Academy and entered Williams in the fall of 1907. Graduating with his class in 1911, Powers had apparently just found his life interest in geology. He took up graduate work in Boston and received his MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1913 and AM and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard in 1915. He was Sheldon Travelling Fellow in 1915 and Research Fellow 1915-16,...
Page 17 - One of the most detailed assessments of the supply of engineers came in 1980 from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES), which jointly pronounced the situation unique and alarming.
Page 89 - Survey is conducted by the Engineering Manpower Commission of the American Association of Engineering Societies.
Page 124 - General Accounting Office with more or less discrediting the old Maritime Commission, I think it was a mistake and, as I look back, I see only one or two benefits in growing older and that is that you can look back and see mistakes. Mr.
Page 6 - ... offices. Following Air Command and Staff College in July 1960, General Marsh was assigned to the Ballistic Missile Division, AFSC, Los Angeles AF Station, California. He returned to Maxwell AFB to attend the Air War College from August 1964 to June 1965. The general was assigned to Headquarters USAF, Washington, DC, in July 1965 in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research and Development, as a staff officer in the Directorate of Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare. He later became...