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Daniel D. Joseph

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Dates

March 26, 1929 – May 24, 2011

Authorized Form of Name

Joseph, Daniel D.

Additional Forms of Names

Joseph, D. D. (Daniel D.)

Biography

Abstract

Daniel D. Joseph was Regents Professor Emeritus in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics of the University of Minnesota (1994-2011). Other institutional affiliations included the Illinois Institute of Technology. His research interests included engineering and rheology.

Important Dates

March 26, 1929Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1950Obtained MA in Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1959Obtained BS in Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (Ill.).

1960Obtained MS in Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (Ill.).

1962 – 1963Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology.

1963Obtained PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (Ill.).

1963 – 2011Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (1963-1965); Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (1965-1968); Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (1968-1991); Russell J. Penrose Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (1991-2001); and Regents Professor (1994-2011), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Minn.).

1980 – 1981Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Nice (Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis).

1980 – 1981Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Paris (Université Paris-Sud).

1990Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1991Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1993Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1993Fellow, American Physical Society.

1999Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

2005 – 2011Distinguished Adjunct Professor, University of California, Irvine.

May 24, 2011Death, Minneapolis (Minn.).

Occupation

Mechanical engineer.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Employment

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Death

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Subjects

Fluid dynamics.

Mechanical engineering.

Rheology.

Relationships

People

Family

Hendrie, Shifra Chana Joseph

Daughter.

Joseph, Charles

Son.

Joseph, Kathleen Jaglo

Wife.

Weissler, Samuel Guillope

Son.

Colleagues

Lundgren, T. S. (Thomas Soneral)

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Institutions

Major Positions

Illinois Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Obtained BS (1959), MS (1960), and PhD in Mechanical Engineering (1963). Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Visiting Professor of Mathematics.

Université Paris-Sud

Visiting Professor of Mathematics.

University of California, Irvine. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Distinguished Adjunct Professor.

University of Minnesota. Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics; Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics; Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics; Russell J. Penrose Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics; and Regents Professor Emeritus.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 1999 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Chicago

Obtained MA in Sociology (1950).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Collected papers of R.S. Rivlin / G.I. Barenblatt, D.D. Joseph, editors.

Subject

The National Academies Press Memorial Tribute

University of Minnesota Memorial Book