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electrical engineering and physics educator

Lambertus Hesselink, Dutch electrical engineering and physics educator. Recipient Stheeman prize Twente Institute of Technology, 1970; Fulbright fellow 1971-1974; Josephine de Karman fellow, 1974-1975.


Hesselink, Lambertus was born on December 4, 1948 in Enschede, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Lambertus and Wilhelmina (ten Tye) Hesselink.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Twente Institute of Technology, Enschede, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, Twente Institute of Technology, Enschede, 1971. Postgraduate, Twente Institute of Technology, Enschede, 1974.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied mechanics, Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1977.


Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1977-1978, instructor applied physics, 1978-1980, senior research fellow fluid Mechanics, 1979-1980. Assistant professor aerospace and astronautics Stanford (California) University, 1980-1985, assistant professor, since 1985, associate professor electrical engineering, 1980-1985, assistant professor, 1985-1990, professor electrical engineering and aeronautics/astonautics, since 1990. Consultant Hughes Aircraft Corporation, Culver City, California, 1978-1979, Master Control Console Corporation, 1986-1992.

Invited scientist member image processing work group for Hubble Space Telescope, 1990. Associate editor Journal Applied Science and Applied Optics, 1990. Founder Siros Technologies, Inc.

Consultant to industry and government. Member scientific advisory board United States Air Force, since 1995. Founder Senvid, Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.


Fellow International Society for Optical Engineering, Optical Society of America. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Engineer of Year 1982), Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers Optical Society of America, American Physical Society, Royal Dutch Academy Arts and Sciences (correspondent), Sigma Xi.


Lambertus Hesselink

Wilhelmina (ten Tye) Hesselink