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Henri Samuel Sack

Henri Samuel Sack, Swiss educator. Member American Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha (honorary).

Background

  • Sack, Henri Samuel was born on November 25, 1903 in Davos, Switzerland. Son of Hermann and Isabelle (Pohli) Sack.

  • Education

    • Diploma mathematics and physics Technology Hochschule (Zurich, Switzerland), 1925, Doctor of Science in Mathematics, 1927.

    Career

    • Assistant, Eidg. Technology Hochschule, Zurich, 1925-1927. Assistant U. Leipzig, 1927-1933. Assistant U. Brussels, 1933-1937, chef de travaux, 1937-1940.

      Research associate Cornell Univercity, 1940-1944, associate professor engineering physics, 1944-1949, professor, 1949-1964, Walter S. Carpenter Junior professor, 1964-1972, director Materials Science Center, 1963-1968. Assistant editor Physikal Zeitscr, 1929-1933. Industrial consultant.

    Works

    • Author: (with P. Debye) Theorie der elektr. Molecular Eigenschaften, 1934. Also publications field dielectric properties, electrolytes, supersonics.

    Membership

    Member American Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Fein, August 30, 1933. Children: Renee A., Claudia M. Came to the United States, 1940, naturalized, 1946.
    • father: Hermann Sack
    • mother: Isabelle (Pohli) Sack
    • spouse: Charlotte Fein
    • children: Renee A. Sack
    • Claudia M. Came to the United States Sack
    • 1940 Sack
    • naturalized Sack
    • 1946 Sack
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    Born November 25, 1903
    Died March 16, 1972
    (aged 68)
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