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Irmgard Flügge-Lotz

Irmgard Flügge-Lotz, German educator. Fellow American Institute Aero and Astronautics; member I.E.E.E.; member Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Sigma Xi.; Member of advisory board Journal Nonlinear Mechanics, 1966.

Background

  • Flügge-Lotz, Irmgard was born on July 16, 1903 in Hameln, Germany. Daughter of Oscar and Dora (Grupe) Lotz.

  • Education

    • Diplom-Ingenieur, Technology U. Hannover (Germany), 1927, Doctor of Engineering, 1929.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1948, naturalized, 1954. Chief assistant applied mathematics Technology U. Hannover, 1927-1929. From research scientist to head department theoretical aerodynamics Aerodynamic Versuchsanstalt (AVA), Göttingen Germany, 1929-1938.

      Science adviwer Deutsche Versuchsanstalt Für Luftfahrt Berlin-Adlershof, 1938-1945. Head research group Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aeronautiques, Paris, France, 1946-1948. Member of faculty Stanford, 1949-1974, professor engineering mechanics, aero. and astronautics, 1960-1974.

    Works

    • Author: Discontinuous Control, 1953. Also articles.

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Aero and Astronautics. Member I.E.E.E.; member Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Sigma Xi.; Member of advisory board Journal Nonlinear Mechanics, 1966.

    Connections

    • Married Wilhelm Flügge, June 4, 1938.
    • father: Oscar Lotz
    • mother: Dora (Grupe) Lotz
    • spouse: Wilhelm Flügge
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    Born July 16, 1903
    Died March 22, 1974
    (aged 70)
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