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Software company executive

Abdelnour Simon Thomas, Lebanese software company executive. Achievements include development of theory of graded and hybrid absorber materials, theory of modulated surface wave antennas, re-entry vehicle antennas; characterizabtion of radar cross section of metallic, coated metallic and non-metallic bodies. Recipient Forty-One for Freedom award Secretary United States Navy, 1967.

Background

Thomas, Abdelnour Simon was born on October 25, 1913 in Kfarhoune, Lebanon. Came to the United States, 1920. Son of Simon Thomas and Mary Sawaya-Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Holy Cross College, 1937. Master of Education, Boston University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1950.

Career

Professor mathematics and mathematics statistics Boston College, 1946-1951. Founder, director research activities A. S. Thomas, Inc., since 1955. Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of theory of graded and hybrid absorber materials, theory of modulated surface wave antennas, re-entry vehicle antennas. Characterizabtion of radar cross section of metallic, coated metallic and non-metallic bodies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Encyclopedia Britanica, numerous. Science publications.

Membership

Member National Republican Committee, Right to Life. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life, senior ), Society Manufacturing Engineers, Numerical Control Society.

Connections

Married Eva Maria Balling, March 26, 1951. Children: Robert F., David C., Paul J., Simon P., Mary E., Joan T.

father:
Simon Thomas

mother:
Mary Sawaya-Thomas

spouse:
Eva Maria Balling

children:
Robert F. Thomas

David C. Thomas

Paul J. Thomas

Simon P. Thomas

Mary E. Thomas

Joan T. Thomas