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Henri Samuel Sack

educator

Henri Samuel Sack, Swiss educator. Member American Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha (honorary).

Background

Sack, Henri Samuel was born on November 25, 1903 in Davos, Switzerland. Son of Hermann and Isabelle (Pohli) Sack.

Education

Diploma mathematics and physics Technology Hochschule (Zurich, Switzerland), 1925, Doctor of Science in Mathematics, 1927.

Career

Assistant, Eidg. Technology Hochschule, Zurich, 1925-1927. Assistant U. Leipzig, 1927-1933. Assistant U. Brussels, 1933-1937, chef de travaux, 1937-1940.

Research associate Cornell Univercity, 1940-1944, associate professor engineering physics, 1944-1949, professor, 1949-1964, Walter S. Carpenter Junior professor, 1964-1972, director Materials Science Center, 1963-1968. Assistant editor Physikal Zeitscr, 1929-1933. Industrial consultant.

Works

  • Author: (with P. Debye) Theorie der elektr. Molecular Eigenschaften, 1934. Also publications field dielectric properties, electrolytes, supersonics.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha (honorary).

Connections

Married Charlotte Fein, August 30, 1933. Children: Renee A., Claudia M. Came to the United States, 1940, naturalized, 1946.

father:
Hermann Sack

mother:
Isabelle (Pohli) Sack

spouse:
Charlotte Fein

children:
Renee A. Sack

Claudia M. Came to the United States Sack

1940 Sack

naturalized Sack

1946 Sack