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Published as Subject

P. S. Klebanoff

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Dates

July 21, 1918 – May 2, 1992

Authorized Form of Name

Klebanoff, P. S.

Additional Forms of Names

Klebanoff, P. S. (Philip S.)

Biography

Abstract

Philip S. Klebanoff was Senior Scientist at the National Bureau of Standards (1941-1992). His research interests included turbulence and boundary layers.

Important Dates

July 21, 1918Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1939Obtained BA, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.).

1941 – 1992Assistant Physics Aide (1941-1942); Junior Physicist (1942-1944); Physicist (1944-1957); Aeronautical Research Engineer (1957-1961); Physicist (1961-1969); Chief, Aerodynamics Section and Assistant Chief of Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics Division (1969-1975); Chief, Fluid Mechanics Section, Mechanics Division (1975-1978); Senior Scientist (1978-1983); Consultant (1983-1985); and Guest Scientist (1985-1992), National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg (Md.).

1970 – 1974Member, United States National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.

1970 – 1982Member, Boundary Layer Transitions Group, Naval Sea Systems Command, United States Navy.

1974 – 1981Member, Hydromechanics Committee, Naval Sea Systems Command, United States Navy.

1981Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

May 2, 1992Death.

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Employment

Gaithersburg (Md.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Boundary layer.

Fluid dynamics.

Laminar flow.

Turbulence.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Bergquist, James Charles

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Briggs, Lyman J. (Lyman James), 1874-1963

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Cahn, John W., 1928-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Coblentz, William W. (William Weber), 1873-1962

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Cornell, Eric Allin, 1961-

Both employed at National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Julienne, Paul S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

McLean, William B. (William Burdette), 1914-1976

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Phillips, William D. (William Daniel), 1948-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Plummer, E. Ward

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Schubauer, Galen B. (Galen Brandt), 1904-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Wineland, David J.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Guest Scientist.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Assistant Physics Aide; Junior Physicist; Physicist; Aeronautical Research Engineer; Physicist; Chief, Aerodynamics Section and Assistant Chief of Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics Division; Chief, Fluid Mechanics Section, Mechanics Division; Senior Scientist; Consultant; and Guest Scientist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1981 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

Brooklyn College. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1939).

U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Member.

United States. Navy

Member, Boundary Layer Transitions Group and Member, Hydromechanics Committee, Naval Sea Systems Command.

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Philip Klebanoff National Academy of Engineering Memorial Tribute.

Philip S. Klebanoff Physics Today obituary.