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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Julian D. Cole

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Dates

April 2, 1925 – April 17, 1999

Authorized Form of Name

Cole, Julian D.

Additional Forms of Names

Cole, Julian D., 1925-

Cole, Julian David

Biography

Abstract

Julian Cole was the Margaret Darin Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1982-1999). His other institutional affiliations included University of California at Los Angeles and California Institute of Technology. His research specialties included aerodynamics and transonic flow.

Important Dates

April 2, 1925Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1944Obtained BME, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1946Obtained MS and AE, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1949Obtained PhD in Aeronautics and Math, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1951 – 1968Assistant Professor to Professor of Aeronautics (1951-1963) and Professor of Applied Mechanics (1963-1968), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1968 – 1982Professor of Engineering and Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1976Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1976Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1982 – 1999Margaret Darin Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

April 17, 1999Death, Troy (N.Y.).

Occupation

Applied mathematician.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Employment

Pasadena (Calif.)

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Troy (N.Y.)

Death

Troy (N.Y.)

Subjects

Aerodynamics.

Applied mathematics.

Fluid dynamics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Lagerstrom, Paco A. (Paco Axel)

PhD advisor at California Institute of Technology, "Problems in Transonic Flow."

Colleagues

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Duwez, Pol

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gould, Roy W. (Roy Walter), 1927-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Hellwarth, Robert Willis, 1930-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Joshi, Chandrashekhar

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Liepmann, H. W. (Hans Wolfgang), 1914-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Millikan, Clark Blanchard, 1903-1966

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Peale, Stanton Jerrold

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Roshko, A. (Anatol)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Starr, Chauncey

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Willmarth, William W.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wu, Theodore Y.-T. (Theodore Yao-tsu)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Engineering and Applied Science

Obtained MS and AE in 1946. Professor of Applied Mechanics.

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Obtained PhD (Aeronautics and Math) in 1949. Assistant Professor to Professor of Aeronautics.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Mathematics

Margaret Darin Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Engineering

Professor of Engineering.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Cornell University. College of Engineering

Obtained BME in 1944.

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

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