Engineering Manpower Concerns: Hearings Before the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, October 6, 7, 1981

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982 - 174 pages

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Page 72 - ... to his distinguished scientific work. He served on the President's Science Advisory Committee during the Kennedy Administration and on the Baker and Ramo Presidential Advisory' Committee during the Ford Administration. He was appointed by President Nixon to the National Science Board, which is the policy-making body of the National Science Foundation, and he also served on the Lunar and Planetary Missions Board of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Page 71 - Technology (MIT) , which, under his leadership, expanded into planetary sciences, oceanography, interdisciplinary studies, and the joint program with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and was renamed the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. In 1977 he was appointed by President Carter as the President's Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. In January, 1981, he returned to MIT where he was appointed Institute Professor, a title MIT reserves for...
Page 7 - US military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with...
Page 72 - College. During World War II he headed the Stability and Control Unit of the Aircraft Laboratory, US Army Air Corps, at Wright Field. He was active during this period Improving the sophistication of flight test and flight research operations within the Armed Forces, and had a hand in the creation of the first Air Force Test Pilot School now active at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Immediately following the var, Professor Perkins and a Wright Field colleague published a fundamental book entitled...
Page 71 - January 1981, he returned to MIT, where he was appointed Institute Professor, a title MIT reserves for scholars of special distinction. Dr. Press returned to Washington in July 1981 as the 19th President of the National Academy of Sciences, elected by its members to a six-year term. Dr. Press is recognized internationally for his pioneering contributions in geophysics, oceanography, lunar and planetary sciences, and natural resource exploration, but his primary scientific activities have been in...
Page 72 - He was graduated from Swarthmore College in 1935 and received his MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1941. During World War II, he headed the Stability and Control Unit of the Aircraft Laboratory, US Army Air Corps, at Wright Field. He was active during this period improving...
Page 6 - He earned master of science degrees from the University of Michigan in instrumentation engineering and aeronautical engineering in 1956. He has also completed Air Command and Staff College and the Air. War College, both schools located at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
Page 6 - Force, in the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research and Development, as the Deputy Chief, Aeronautical Systems Division, Directorate of Development, and in 1987 was named Chief. Aeronautical Systems Division. During I960, he attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard
Page 17 - One of the most detailed assessments of the supply of engineers came in 1980 from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES), which jointly pronounced the situation unique and alarming.
Page 35 - Survey is conducted by the Engineering Manpower Commission of the American Association of Engineering Societies.

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