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Robert T. Jones

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Dates

May 28, 1910 – August 11, 1999

Authorized Form of Name

Jones, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1910-1999

Additional Forms of Names

Jones, R. T. (Robert Thomas), 1910-1999

Jones, Robert Thomas, 1910-

Biography

Abstract

Robert T. Jones was Research Associate for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1970-1996). Other institutional affiliations included National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. His research interests included aircraft and aerodynamic science.

Important Dates

May 28, 1910Birth, Macon (Mo.).

1934 – 1946Aeronautical Research Scientist, Langley Field, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Hampton (Va.).

1946 – 1958Research Scientist, Ames Research Center, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Moffett Field (Calif.).

1958 – 1962Research Scientist, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Moffett Field (Calif.).

1962 – 1970Senior Staff Scientist, Avco-Everett Research Laboratory, Everett (Mass.).

1970 – 1996Senior Staff Scientist (1970-1981) and Research Associate (1981-1996), Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Moffett Field (Calif.).

1986Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

1986 – 1996Staff Member, Stanford University.

August 11, 1999Death, Los Altos Hills (Calif.).

Occupation

Aerospace engineer.

Places

Birth

Macon (Mo.)

Employment

Hampton (Va.)

Everett (Mass.)

Moffett Field (Calif.)

Death

Los Altos Hills (Calif.)

Subjects

Aerodynamics.

Aerospace engineering.

Aircraft.

Boundary layer.

Fluid dynamics.

Relationships

People

Family

Jones, Doris

Wife.

Jones, Edward S.

Father.

Jones, Patty

Daughter.

Colleagues

Beggs, James Montgomery

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), 1898-1965

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Fletcher, James Chipman, 1919-1991

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Gehrels, Neil

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Glennan, Thomas Keith, 1905-1995

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Moin, Parviz

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Paine, Thomas O., 1921-1992

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Raney, William P.

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Webb, James E. (James Edwin)

Both employed at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Institutions

Major Positions

Ames Research Center

Research Scientist; Senior Staff Scientist; and Research Associate.

Avco-Everett Research Laboratory

Senior Staff Scientist.

Stanford University. Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Staff Member.

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

Aeronautical Research Scientist and Research Scientist.

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Research Scientist; Senior Staff Scientist; and Research Associate, Ames Research Center.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1986 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Robert T. Jones papers, 1912-1996.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Published Resources

Subject

“Robert Thomas Jones: 1910-1999”, Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences