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In memoriam Prof. Hans W. Liepmann (1914–2009)

Hornung, H. G. and Roshko, A. (2009) In memoriam Prof. Hans W. Liepmann (1914–2009). Shock Waves, 19 (5). pp. 447-448. ISSN 0938-1287.

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Hans Wolfgang Liepmann, a pioneering researcher and passionate educator in fluid mechanics, passed away at the age of 94. Liepmann, the Theodore von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics, Emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), passed away June 24 at his home in La Cañada Flintridge. Widely honored for his contributions to aeronautics, Liepmann came to Caltech in 1939 and was the third director of Caltech’s Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT), from 1972 to 1985.

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