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scientist , corporation executive.

Winston Edward Kock, American scientist, corporation executive. Recipient Outstanding Young Engineer award Eta Kappa Nu, 1938, award of merit, 1959; eminent member, 1966; Naval Ordnance award, 1946; United States Navy Distinguished Public Service medal, 1964; George Washington medal Engineers Club, 1966; Confere award Worcestor Junior College, 1965.


Kock, Winston Edward was born on December 5, 1909 in Cincinnati. Son of Henry Edward and Olivia (Hoffman) Kock.


Graduate Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1935-1936.


Research Institute, American Ordnance Association, National Security Industrial Association (Weakley award 1975), American Orchid Society, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu (nat. chairman 1946, director 1960-1963).


  • Other Work

    • Author: Sound Waves and Light Waves, 1965, Lasers and Holography, 1969, 2d edition., 1972, Heinemann edit. (British), 1973, Seeing Sound, 1971, Radar, Sonar and Holography, 1973, 2d edition., 1978, Engineering Applications of Lasers and Holography, 1975, 2d edition., 1977, The Creative Engineer, 1978, numerous papers. Co-editor: Optical Information Processing, 1976, volunteer 2, 1978.

      Trustee Western College for Women, 1962-1972, chairman, 1968-1970. Advising committee U. Cincinnati, from 1957. Board directors Wayne State Rehabilitation Foundation, from 1976.


Fellow Indian Institute Science, Bangalore, India, summer 1936. Member Hartwell committee National Academy Science, summer 1950, Teota committee, 1952, Lamplight committee, 1953, Nobska committee, 1956, ARDC-National Academy Science committee, 1957, Atlantis committee, 1960. Member reactor development Committee, board directors Argonne Universities Association, 1967-1973.

Member commission on undersea warfare National Academy Sciences. Member research and development task group Defense Science Board. Member of the United States delegate National Science Foundation United States-Japan Holography Seminar, 1967, co-chairman, 1969, 73.

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman of professional group on audio), American Physical Society, American Acoustical Society (member executive council 1952-1956), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (asso). Member American Institute Physics (member governing board 1956-1962), National Association of Manufacturers, Industrial Presbyterian (ruling elder since 1960). Clubs: Cosmos, Harvard Faculty, U. Cincinnati Faculty.

Inventions and research Baldwin Electronic organ, waveguide microwave lens, underwater sound, speech analysis, narrow band television, holography.


Married Kathleen Redmond, June 24, 1939. Children: Winston Edward, Robert Marshall, Kathleen Redmond.

Henry Edward Kock

Olivia (Hoffman) Kock

Kathleen Redmond

Winston Edward Kock

Robert Marshall Kock

Kathleen Redmond Kock