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Published as Subject

Galen B. Schubauer

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Dates

July 7, 1904 – November 24, 1992

Authorized Form of Name

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

Additional Forms of Names

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

Biography

Abstract

Galen Schubauer was Chief of the Fluid Mechanics Branch at the National Bureau of Standards (1965-1968). His research interests included aerodynamics and fluid mechanics.

Important Dates

July 7, 1904Birth, Sparrows Point (Md.).

1928Obtained BS, Pennsylvania State College, State College (Pa.).

1929Obtained MS, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1929 – 1968Junior Physicist, Electrical Division (1929-1930); Junior Physicist, Aerodynamics Division (1930-1936); Assistant Physicist, Aerodynamics Section (1936-1939); Associate Physicist to Physicist, Aerodynamics Section (1936-1946); Chief, Aerodynamics Section (1946-1953); Chief, Fluid Mechanics Section (1953-1965); and Chief, Fluid Mechanics Branch (1965-1968), National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg (Md.).

1934Obtained PhD in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Md.).

1988Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

November 24, 1992Death, Lanham (Md.).

Occupation

Engineer.

Places

Birth

Sparrows Point (Md.)

Undergraduate Education

State College (Pa.)

Graduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Baltimore (Md.)

Employment

Gaithersburg (Md.)

Death

Lanham (Md.)

Subjects

Aerodynamics.

Engineering physics.

Fluid dynamics.

Fluid mechanics.

Turbulence.

Relationships

People

Family

Schubauer, Marian

Wife.

Colleagues

Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

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.

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.

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.

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

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Klebanoff, P. S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

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.

Plummer, E. Ward

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Institutions

Major Positions

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Junior Physicist, Electrical Division; Junior Physicist, Aerodynamics Division; Assistant Physicist, Aerodynamics Section; Associate Physicist to Physicist, Aerodynamics Section; Chief, Aerodynamics Section; Chief, Fluid Mechanics Section; and Chief, Fluid Dynamics Branch.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1988 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

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

Obtained MS (1929).

Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1934).

Pennsylvania State University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1928).

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

National Academy of Engineering Memorial Tribute.

NIST Profile, by Norman Mease and James Potzick