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Arthur William Rizzi

aerospace scientist

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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