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Alfred W. Doll

Alfred W. Doll, American educator.

Background

  • Doll, Alfred W. was born on June 5, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Valentine and Katharine (Stift) Doll.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1920. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1924, Mechanical Engineering, 1931. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1928.

      Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1932. P.E., University of State of New York, 1936.

    Career

    • Member faculty Pratt Institute School of Engineering, since 1925, beginning as instructor now professor physics, head department physics, 1938-1942, 1946-1953. acting dean school engineering, 1953-1956, assistant dean, since 1956, head department mechanic engineering, 1942-1946, curriculum chairman mechanic engineering, 1940-1946, supervisor of basic instruction, since 1946. Defense Training Institute of Brooklyn as chairman, department of physics, 1940-1943.

    Works

    • Author: Mechanics, Fluids and Heat Texts published by Pratt Institute.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member faculty Pratt Institute School of Engineering, since 1925, beginning as instructor now professor physics, head department physics, 1938-1942, 1946-1953. acting dean school engineering, 1953-1956, assistant dean, since 1956, head department mechanic engineering, 1942-1946, curriculum chairman mechanic engineering, 1940-1946, supervisor of basic instruction, since 1946. Member American Association Physics Teachers, American Institute Physics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi (honorary associate).

    Connections

    • Married Helen A. Nicholson, June 4, 1932. Children: Katharine Ruth, Susan Josephine.
    • father: Valentine Doll
    • mother: Katharine (Stift) Doll
    • spouse: Helen A. Nicholson
    • children: Katharine Ruth Doll
    • Susan Josephine Doll
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    Born June 5, 1903
    Died December 23, 1957
    (aged 54)
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