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Yeram Sarkis Touloukian

educator

Yeram Sarkis Touloukian, Turkish educator. Recipient Gold medal Associatione Termotecnica Italiana, Bologne, Italy, 1968.

Background

Touloukian, Yeram Sarkis was born on December 28, 1920 in Istanbul, Turkey. Son of Sarkis Hagop and Zaruhi (Feradian) Touloukian.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Robert College, 1939. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy., Purdue University, 1946.

Career

Came to the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1952. Director, Center for Information and Numerical Data Analysis and Synthesis. Distinguished Atkins professor engineering Purdue University, 1944-1981.

Visiting professor thermodynamics Auburn U., 1963-1981. Consultant to major industrial companies and United States Government Director OEA, Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois.

Works

  • Co-author, editor Thermophysical Properties of Matter-TPRC Data Series, 13 vols., 1970-1981.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (memorial award heat transfer div.), American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (associate).; Member editorial advisory board journals in field.

Connections

Married Arsilva Istanbulian, August 8, 1948. Children: James Sarkis, Eileen Zabell.

father:
Sarkis Hagop Touloukian

mother:
Zaruhi (Feradian) Touloukian

spouse:
Arsilva Istanbulian

children:
James Sarkis Touloukian

Eileen Zabell Touloukian