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Mechanical engineering educator

Horacio Alejandro Sosa, Argentinian mechanical engineering educator. Advanced Studies fellow National Council Atomic Energy of Argentina, 1981-1984; National Science Foundation Initiation grantee, since 1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association of University Professors, American Academy Mechanics.

Background

Sosa, Horacio Alejandro was born on October 4, 1954 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Came to the United States, 1981. Son of Justo Pastor and Nelida Edith (Dapia) Sosa.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National University, La Plata, 1979. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1986.

Career

Lecturer mathematics and rational mechanics National University, 1975-1980. Research scientist Naval Service Research and Development, Buenos Aires, 1980-1981. Research assistant Stanford (California) University, 1984-1986, postdoctoral resident affiliate, 1986-1987.

Assistant professor Drexel University, Philadelphia, since 1987. Reviewer articles and books National Science Foundation, Prentice Hall and science journals., since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on applied mechanics to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association of University Professors, American Academy Mechanics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history of science, literature, neorealistic films, gourmet food, opera.

Connections

father:
Justo Pastor Sosa

mother:
Nelida Edith (Dapia) Sosa