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Ernest Levane Roetman Edit Profile

also known as Fritz Roetman

Engineering educator , engineering executive

Ernest Levane Roetman, American Engineering educator, engineering executive. Achievements include research contributions in partial differential equations, analysis, numerical analysis, mechanics, fluid mechanics. V. Humboldt Foundation fellow, Aachen, 1976. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Background

Roetman, Ernest Levane was born on September 18, 1936 in Chandler, Minnesota, United States. Son of Ernest G. and Olava (Christianson) Roetman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Minnesota, 1957. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1960. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1963. Postgraduate, Technology University Aachen, Germany, 1963.

Career

Technical specialist, Bell Telephone laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey, 1963-1965; assistant professor, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1965-1968; associate professor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1968-1975; professor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1975-1980; principal engineer, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1980-1986; engineering manager, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1986-1992; chief of aerodynamics, Boeing Defense and Space Group, Seattle, since 1992. Consultant Marathon Oil Corporation, Littleton, Colorado, 1967-1969, Atomic Energy Commission, Richland, Washington, 1971-1972. Visiting professor Technology U. Aachen, 1975.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research contributions in partial differential equations, analysis, numerical analysis, mechanics, fluid mechanics.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Connections

Married Beverly Ann Gibson, October 1962 (divorced January 1984). Children: Theodora L., Erica D. Married Rachel Allison, November 1985.

father:
Ernest G. Roetman

mother:
Olava (Christianson) Roetman

spouses:
Beverly Ann Gibson

Rachel Allison

children:
Theodora L. Roetman

Erica D. Roetman