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John Dezendorf Trimmer

educator , physicist.

John Dezendorf Trimmer, American educator, physicist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Physical Society, Acoustical Society American.

Background

Trimmer, John Dezendorf was born on September 19, 1907 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Daniel K. and Louise (Dezendorf) Trimmer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Elizabethtown College, 1926, Doctor of Science (honorary), 1953. Master of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy. in Physics, University of Michigan, 1936.

Career

High school teacher, 1927-1932. Teacher, research aero. engineering department Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1937-1941, underwater sound research, 1941-1943. Engaged in electro-magnetic isotope separation, Oak Ridge, 1943-1946.

Professor physics U. Tennessee, 1946-1957, also consultant automatic control nuclear reactors and wind tunnels. Professor physics, head department U. Massachusetts, 1957-1963, professor physics, 1963-1966. Professor, head department physics Washington College, 1966-1973.

Special research in acoustics, instrumentation, cybernetics, physics ionized fluids.

Works

  • Author: Response of Physical Systems, 1950. Also articles.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Physical Society, Acoustical Society American.

Connections

Married Mildred L. Ebersole, December 31, 1930. Children: Daniel Ross, Maud Alice.

father:
Daniel K. Trimmer

mother:
Louise (Dezendorf) Trimmer

spouse:
Mildred L. Ebersole

children:
Daniel Ross Trimmer

Maud Alice Trimmer