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Physics educator

Arnold Adolph Strassenburg, American Physics educator. Division director National Science Foundation, Washington, 1986-1989, American Institute Physics, New York City, 1966-1972. With United States Navy, 1945-1947. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Physics Teachers (Executive officer 1972-1982, Millikan award 1972), National Science Teachers Association (associate editor 1977-1981).

Background

Strassenburg, Arnold Adolph was born on June 8, 1927 in Victoria, Minnesota, United States. Son of Otto Adolph and Minna (Techter) Strassenburg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Illinois Institute Technology, 1951; Master of Science, California Institute Technology, 1953; Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute Technology, 1955.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1955-1961; associate professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1961-1966; professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1966.

Membership

Division director National Science Foundation, Washington, 1986-1989, American Institute Physics, New York City, 1966-1972. With United States Navy, 1945-1947. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member American Association Physics Teachers (Executive officer 1972-1982, Millikan award 1972), National Science Teachers Association (associate editor 1977-1981).

Connections

Married Louise Henderson, June 11, 1949 (deceased January 1979). Children: Jeffrey Lee, Sandra, Gary Alan. Married Helen Shun-I Pan, August 22, 1982.

Children: Lee Ann, Sean Andrew.

father:
Otto Adolph Strassenburg

mother:
Minna (Techter) Strassenburg

spouses:
Louise Henderson

Helen Shun-I Pan

children:
Jeffrey Lee Strassenburg

Sandra Strassenburg

Gary Alan Strassenburg

Lee Ann Strassenburg

Sean Andrew Strassenburg