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Liepmann, Hans Wolfgang (Aeronautical Engineer, Applied Physicist)



  • Existence: 1914 - 2009


Background: Director, GALCIT, 1972-1985; Executive Officer for Aeronatuics, 1976-1985; Von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics, 1984-1985; Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 1976-1983; Professor of Aeronautics and Applied Physics, 1974-1976; Caltech Professor of Aeronautics, 1945-1974; Caltech Research Fellow in Aeronautics, 1939-1944.


Collection Notes: Oral history, 1982. This 58 page oral history covers Liepmann's family background, life and work at Caltech.

Photo of Hans Liepmann (PhotoNet).

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Dryden Lecture

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2013-00042

GALCIT 50 Year Anniversary

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1995-00191

Hans Liepmann

 File — Box Z22: Series II
Identifier: Z22
Scope and Contents

He wrote small paragraphs about a variety of things...things he recollects that perhaps others have not discussed. He said "to be continued".

Dates: 19th century to present

Shock Waves

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1986-00389


 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1986-00390

Additional filters:

Unprocessed Material 7
Archival Object 3
Aeronautics 4
Alumni Day 1
Conferences 1
Engineering 1
Film & Video 1