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research scientist

Alan Ernest Exel Rogers, Zimbabwean Research scientist. Achievements include development of very long baseline interferometryfor astronomy and geodesy. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Astronom. Society.

Background

Rogers, Alan Ernest Exel was born on October 3, 1941 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Son of John Exel and Leonara Violet (De Smidt) Rogers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, 1962; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967.

Career

Member research staff, Haystack Observatory Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Westford, Massachusetts, 1967-1968, 69-; assistant director, Haystack Observatory Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Westford, Massachusetts, since 1982; lecturer, U. Rhodesia, Harare, 1968-1969.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of very long baseline interferometryfor astronomy and geodesy.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Astronom.

Connections

Married Louise Marilyn Holland, February 24, 1968. Children: Heather, David.

father:
John Exel Rogers

mother:
Leonara Violet (De Smidt) Rogers

spouse:
Louise Marilyn Holland

children:
Heather Rogers

David Rogers