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George E. E. Mueller

electrical engineer and missile scientist

George E. Mueller, American corporation executive. Patentee in field. Recipient 3 Distinguished Service medals National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1966, 68, 69; Eugen Sanger award, 1970; National Medal Science, 1970; National Transportation award, 1979.

Background

MUELLER, George was born on July 16, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Edwin and Ella F. (Bosch) Mueller.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Missouri School Mines, 1939. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Ohio State University, 1951.

Degree (honorary), Wayne State University. Degree (honorary), New Mexico State University. Degree (honorary), University Missouri, 1964.

Degree (honorary), Purdue University. Degree (honorary), Ohio State University, 1965.

Career

Member technical staff, Bell Telephone laboratories, 1940-1946;professor electrical engineering, Ohio State University, 1946-1957;consultant electronics, Ramo-Wooldridge, Inc., 1955-1957;from director electronic laboratory to vice president research and development, Space Technology laboratories, 1958-1962;associate administrator for manned space flight, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1963-1969;corporate officer, senior vice president, General dynamics corporation, New York City, 1969-1971;chairman, president, System Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1971-1983;chairman, chief Executive officer, System Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1983;senior vice president, Burroughs Corporation, 1981-1983;president, Jojoba Propagation Labs, from 1981;president, George E. Mueller Corporation, from 1984;president, International Academy Astronautics, from 1983.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Communications Satellites (with E. Spangler), etc.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Goddard medal 1983, Sperry award 1986), American Physical Society, American Astronautical Society (Space Flight award), American Geophysical Union, British Interplanetary Society. Member International Academy Astronautics (president since 1982), National Academy of Engineering, New York Academy of Sciences.

  • Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Goddard medal 1983, Sperry award 1986)

  • American Physical Society

  • American Astronautical Society (Space Flight award)

  • American Geophysical Union

  • British Interplanetary Society; International Academy Astronautics (president 1982?Co )

  • National Academy of Engineering

  • New York Academy Scis.

Connections

Married 1st Maude Rosenbaum in 1941 (divorced in 1974), two daughter. Married 2nd Darla Hix Schwartzman in 1978.

father:
Edwin

mother:
Ella F. (Bosch) Mueller

spouse:
Maude Rosenbaum

spouse:
Darla Hix Schwartzman