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Arthur William Rizzi

Arthur William Rizzi, American aerospace scientist. Recipient Busk prize in Aerodyns. Royal Aeronautical Society, London, 1985, Thulin medal Swedish Aeronautical Society, 1988. Member American Institute Aeronautical & Astronautics, Society Industrial & Applied Mathematics, German Association Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.

Background

  • Rizzi, Arthur William was born on June 7, 1946 in Jersey City. Arrived in Sweden, 1977. Son of John and Anna (Gasber) Rizzi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1967. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1971.

    Career

    • Research scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mountain View, California, 1970-1977. Chief scientist Flygtekniska Forsoksanstalten, Stockholm, 1977-1993. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, since 1984.

      Fellow Institute of Mathematics and Applications, London, since 1981. Industrial consultant Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm Munich, since 1983. Research advisor Parallel Super Computer Institute CERFACS, Toulouse, since 1987.

      Director Center for Computational Maths and Mechanics, Stockholm, 1990-1993. Director Center for Aerospace Engineering, Stockholm, since 1993.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Institute Aeronautical & Astronautics, Society Industrial & Applied Mathematics, German Association Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, swimming, hiking, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Kerstin Elna-Maria Assarsson, September 25, 1971. Children: David, Ellen.
    • father: John Rizzi
    • mother: Anna (Gasber) Rizzi
    • spouse: Kerstin Elna-Maria Assarsson
    • children: David Rizzi
    • Ellen Rizzi
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    Born June 7, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1968
      Stanford University
    • 1971
      Stanford University
    • 1970 - 1977
      Research scientist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      Mountain View, California, United States
    • 1977 - 1993
      chief scientist, Flygtekniska Forsoksanstalten
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1984
      professor, Royal Institute of Technology