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chemical engineer

Howard Edward Goldstein, American chemical engineer. Holder patents in field including many heatshield materials on space shuttle orbiter. Served in United States Army Reserve, 1956-1963. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (thermophysics committee 1978-1981, materials committee 1986-1989); member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Ceramic Society.

Background

Goldstein, Howard Edward was born on June 28, 1937 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Nathan Goldstein and Matilda (Sussman) Treinis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Arizona, 1961. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Arizona, 1963.

Career

Engineer, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Sunnyvale, California, 1963-1967;thermodynamic engineer, Applied Space Products, Mountain View, California, 1967-1970;from research science to chief thermal protection materials branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, 1970-1990;chief scientist/senior staff scientist space technical division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Holder patents in field including many heatshield materials on space shuttle orbiter.

Membership

Served in United States Army Reserve, 1956-1963. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (thermophysics committee 1978-1981, materials committee 1986-1989). Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Ceramic Society.

Connections

Married Sheila Carol Singer, June 18, 1961. Children: David, Allen, Debra.

father:
Nathan Goldstein Treinis

mother:
Matilda (Sussman) Treinis

spouse:
Sheila Carol Singer

child:
David Goldstein

child:
Allen Goldstein

child:
Debra Goldstein