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engineer , researcher , university provost

Theodore Otto Poehler, American university provost, engineer, researcher. Achievements include 8 patents in optical information storage field and 4 patents on all-polymer batteries. Recipient National Capital award Council Engineering and Architectural Society.

Background

Poehler, Theodore Otto was born on October 20, 1935 in Baltimore. Son of Theodore O. and Marion E. (Rohde) Poehler.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1956. Doctor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1961.

Career

Member senior staff, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland., 1963-1968;principal staff physicist, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland., 1969-1973;supervisor Quantum Electrons Group, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland., 1974-1983;director Eisenhower Research Center, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, 1983-1989;associate dean research School Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1990-1992;vice provost for research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 1992. Chairman, Board Of Directors Technology Development Center, Baltimore, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 8 patents in optical information storage field and 4 patents on all-polymer batteries.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Detectors in Methods of Experimental Physics, 1990. Contributor more than 150 articles to professional journal including Physical Review, Applied Physics.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1962-1963. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society.

Connections

Married Anne Otter Evans, December 30, 1961. Children: Theodore, Jeffrey.

father:
Theodore O. Poehler

mother:
Marion E. (Rohde) Poehler

spouse:
Anne Otter Evans

child:
Theodore Poehler

child:
Jeffrey Poehler