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educator , Mechanical engineer

Jean Nicolas Koster, Luxembourg, American mechanical engineer, educator. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (space processing technical committee since 1988), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, American Physical Society, International Astronautical Federation (space processing and microgravity applications committee since 1988), Sigma Xi.

Background

Koster, Jean Nicolas was born on September 28, 1948 in Luxembourg. Son of Dominique and Marcelle (Weyrich) Koster.

Education

Doctor Engineering, University Karlsruhe, Federal Republic Germany, 1980.

Career

Instructor University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1980-1982. Research scientist Kernforschungszentrum, Karlsruhe, 1982-1984. Assistant professor University Colorado, Boulder, since 1984.

Associate director Center Low Gravity Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena, University Colorado, 1986-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Low Gravity Sciences, Science & Technology Series, Volunteer 67, 1987, Aerospace Century XXI: Space Science, Applications and Commercial Developments, Advances Astronautical Sciences, Volunteer 64, Part III, 1987, Low Gravity Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Progress, Volunteer 130, 1990.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (space processing technical committee since 1988), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, American Physical Society, International Astronautical Federation (space processing and microgravity applications committee since 1988), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Irene J. Koster, June 29, 1973. Children: Dennis, Natalie.

father:
Dominique Koster

mother:
Marcelle (Weyrich) Koster

spouse:
Irene J. Koster

child:
Dennis Koster

child:
Natalie Koster