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Clemans Ancelan Powell

Clemans Ancelan Powell, acoustician. Achievements include patent on instrument for measuring fuel slosh in launch vehicles; psychoacoustic model for effects of combined environmental noises on annoyance. Recipient National Aeronautics and Space Administration Medal for Science Achievement,, 1980. Fellow Acoustical Society of America; member Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Powell, Clemans Ancelan was born on April 25, 1942 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Son of Clemans Ancelan and Ruth (Mason) Powell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Georgia, 1964. Master of Science, College William and Mary, 1972. Doctor of Science, George Washington University, 1978.

    Career

    • Aerospace technologist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, 1964-1981, assistant head structural acoustics branch, 1981-1984, head structural acoustics branch, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent on instrument for measuring fuel slosh in launch vehicles. Psychoacoustic model for effects of combined environmental noises on annoyance.

    Works

    • Contributor over 60 articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow Acoustical Society of America. Member Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Gwendolyn Patricia Thomaston, August 12, 1961. Children: Sharon Renee, David Christopher, Stephen Gregory.
    • father: Clemans Ancelan Powell
    • mother: Ruth (Mason) Powell
    • spouse: Gwendolyn Patricia Thomaston
    • children: Sharon Renee Powell
    • David Christopher Powell
    • Stephen Gregory Powell
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    Born April 25, 1942
    (age 75)
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