Log In

Dirse Wilkis Sallet Edit Profile

Mechanical engineering educator

Dirse Wilkis Sallet, American mechanical engineering educator. Registered professional engineer, Maryland. Recipient numerous research contracts Department Transportation, numerous research contracts Department Defense; recipient Alexander von Humboldt Prize, 1985.

Background

Sallet, Dirse Wilkis was born on August 10, 1936 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Richard and Margarete Louise (Stolzenbach) Sallet.

Education

Business Systems Modernization-Energy, George Washington University, 1961. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Kansas, 1963. Doctor of Engineering, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1966.

Career

Research associate, Institute Aero and Gas Dynamics, U. Stuttgart, 1963-1966; research mechanic engineer, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1966-1967; assistant professor mechanic engineering, U. Maryland., College Park, 1967-1970; associate professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1970-1976; professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1976-1990. Visiting scientist Max Planck Institute Fluid Mechanic Research, Götingen, Federal Republic Germany, also Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt Göttingen, 1973-1974. Visiting research scientist Center Nuclear Research Karlsruhe (Germany) Institute Nuclear Reactor Components, 1980-1981.

Consultant in field; visiting professor Technology U. Munich, 1987, 89. Chairman Maryland. Board Boiler Rules.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Maryland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, Washington Academy of Sciences, Philosophical Society Washington (president 1984-1985), Gauss Gesellschaft Göttingen, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Connections

Married Martha Jane Obert, June 9, 1963 (divorced). Children: Stefan and Michael (twins), Bonnie, Johnny.

father:
Richard Sallet

mother:
Margarete Louise (Stolzenbach) Sallet

spouse:
Martha Jane Obert

children:
Johnny Sallet

Bonnie Sallet

Stefan and Michael Sallet (twins)