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Ernest W. Anderson

educator. , aero. engineer

Ernest W. Anderson, American aero. engineer, educator. Recipient Faculty citation Iowa State University, 1964.

Background

Anderson, Ernest W. was born on August 23, 1905 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of George Ernest and Isabelle (Lawrence) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1926. Master of Science, Iowa State College, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933. Postgraduate California Institute Technology, 1934.

Career

Member teaching and research staff Iowa State University, Ames, from 1926, professor mathematics, 1947-1975, professor aero. engineering, 1951-1975, head department, 1955-1971, Anston Marston distinguished professor engineering 1959-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1978. Associate Ames Laboratory of Atomic Energy Commission. Owner, operator Certification Hybrid Seed Company, 1935-1947.

Operations analyst United States Air Force, 1951-1971. Chairman Central Iowa Airport Authority Board. Executive Committee, board directors Iowa State University Memorial Union.

Membership

Member teaching and research staff Iowa State University, Ames, from 1926, professor mathematics, 1947-1975, professor aero. engineering, 1951-1975, head department, 1955-1971, Anston Marston distinguished professor engineering 1959-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1978. Member Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics, American Mathematics Association, American Society Engineering Education, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Aerospace Education Council Iowa, Osborn Research.

Connections

Married Florence Evelyn McCarthy, June 12, 1928. Children: James Robert, John Ernest, Mary Ellen Jill.

father:
George Ernest Anderson

mother:
Isabelle (Lawrence) Anderson

spouse:
Florence Evelyn McCarthy

children:
James Robert Anderson

John Ernest Anderson

Mary Ellen Jill Anderson