BROOKLINE, Mass., Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ronald Probstein is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2018 Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Engineering in recognition of his role as Ford Professor of Engineering, Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Considered one of America's foremost engineering scientists, Dr. Ronald Probstein is revered for his remarkable contributions to the engineering industry. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Probstein has attained extensive experience in the areas of fluid mechanics. The importance of Dr. Probstein's work is brought out by the fact that a number of his books, published some time ago, have been reprinted within the last few years, including one on high temperature gas physics, one on hypersonic flow, one on physicochemical hydrodynamics and this spring, he will be publishing one on synthetic fuels. Over the course of his well venerated career, he has written 12 books, six patents and over 125 technical papers to his credit.
A distinguished scholar that has authored several scientific published works, Dr. Probstein wrote and published Honest Sid: a 5-star memoir of his father's adventures in the world of fighters & fixers, players & suckers in Depression-era NYC.
Throughout the course of his educational pursuits, Dr. Probstein earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University.
To further enhance his professional development, Dr. Probstein is an esteemed member of several elite organizations including the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
In recognition of his professional accolades in the industry, Dr. Probstein has been elected to the International Academy of Astronautics and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Brown University.
When he is not working, Dr. Probstein enjoys writing novels and memoirs.
Dr. Probstein dedicates this recognition to his wife, Irene Probstein. They have been married for 66 years.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who