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Maximiliaan Julius Otto Strutt

electronics engineer

Maximiliaan Julius Otto Strutt, Indonesian electronics engineer. Recipient C.F. Gauss medal, 1954. Member senior science advisory committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration Project, 1963.; Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member German and Japanese societies.


Strutt, Maximiliaan Julius Otto was born on October 2, 1903 in Soerakarta, Java. Son of Julius Otto and Hendrika (Heusser) Strutt.


Bachelor of Science in England, University Munich, 1924. Master of Science in England, Technology University, Delft, Netherlands, 1926, D. Techn.Sc., 1927. Dr.Eng. (honorary), University Karlsruhe (Germany), 1950.


1 daughter, Helga (Mistress C. Villalaz). Teaching assistant, patent engineer Technology University Delft, 1926-1927. Research fellow Philips Company, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1927-1946, electronics consultant, 1946-1948.

Professor, director department advanced electrical engineering Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1948-1974. Industrial electronics consultant, since 1948. Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, 1961, 62, 63, 66-67.


  • Author numerous books, including: Skineffect en Temperatuurverdeeling in Electrische Geleiders, 1927. Lame'sche-Mathieu'sche- und verwandte Funktionen in Physik und Technik, 1932. Moderne Mehrgitter-Elektronenrohren, Band I and II, 1937-1939.

    Ultra and Extreme Short Wave Reception, 1947. Ferritas, 1950

  • Anleitung zur Vorlesung Hohere Elektrotechnik I and II, 1957. Fortschritte der Hochfrequenztechnik, 1960.

    Vorlesung uber Feldtheorie, 1964. Vorlesung uber Lichttechik, 1965. Vorlesung uber Festkorpertechnik, Transistoren, Elektronenrohren, 1965.

    Semiconductor Devices, Volume 1 Semiconductors and Semiconductor Diodes, 1966. Also numerous articles. Research and numerous patents, including over 70 United States patents, on loudspeaker systems and room acoustics, in multigrid electron tubes, Ultra high frequency tubes, transistor and laser circuits, fast automatic spectrography.


Member senior science advisory committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration Project, 1963. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member German and Japanese societies.


Married Elfriede Schaefer, October 18, 1932.

Julius Otto Strutt

Hendrika (Heusser) Strutt

Elfriede Schaefer