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Acoustics educator

Gerald Clyde Lauchle, Acoustics educator. Achievements include model of high-frequency scattering by spheroids, extended laminar flow control on underwater bodies, model of sound radiation from boundary-layer transition, noise control for fans, blowers, benchmark data on wall pressure fluctuations under turbulent flows, development of novel acoustic sensors that suppress flow noise.

Background

Lauchle, Gerald Clyde was born on September 20, 1945 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clarence Walter and Helen (Borowski) Lauchle.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1974.

Career

From research assistant to senior scientist Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1968-1990. Professor Pennsylvania State University College Engineering, since 1990. Consultant Bell Labs, Murray Hills, New Jersey, 1991—1992, General Motors, Milford, Michigan, 1993, Eastman Kodak, Rochester, New York, 1992, AMETEK Corp, Kent, Ohio, 1993, Fisher Controls, Marshaltown, Iowa, 1994, John Deere, Horicon, Wisconsin, 1995, Charlotte, 2004, Knoll Atomic Power Lab, 1996, Nortel Networks, 2000, Polaris Amiptheater, 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include model of high-frequency scattering by spheroids, extended laminar flow control on underwater bodies, model of sound radiation from boundary-layer transition, noise control for fans, blowers, benchmark data on wall pressure fluctuations under turbulent flows, development of novel acoustic sensors that suppress flow noise.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 70 articlees to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Acoustical Society American Institute Noise Control Engineering (board certified).

Connections

Married Esther E. Smith, July 19, 1996. Children: Keith, Paul.

father:
Clarence Walter Lauchle

mother:
Helen (Borowski) Lauchle

spouse:
Esther E. Smith

children:
Keith Lauchle

Paul Lauchle