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Myron F. Uman, American research administrator. Achievements include United States and foreign patents for ion beam source; independent oversight of redesign of space shuttle booster rocket following Challenger accident. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Background

Uman, Myron F. was born on October 13, 1939 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Morrice S. and Edith (Braun) University.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 1961;Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor University California, Davis, 1967-1974. Program officer National Science Foundation, Washington, 1974-1975. From staff officer to assistant executive officer National Research Council National Academy of Sciences, since 1975.

Lecturer George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1989-1995.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Sandra Bloomberg, June 16, 1963. 1 child, Jennifer.