Henry G. Booker

Physicist, Award Winner

1910 – 1988

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Who was Henry G. Booker?

Henry G. Booker was an American physicist and engineer. Booker was a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He was head of panel on stratospheric pollution. He was a head of the Maths Group at Worth focused on radio propagation. He headed theoretical research at the Telecommunications Research Establishment in England during World War II. He was director of the Cornell University’s School of Electrical Engineering, and the founder of Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of California, San Diego. The New York Times called Booker "worldwide authority on radio wave propagation", as well as "one of the world's foremost authorities on the propagation of electric waves"

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Born
Dec 14, 1910
Barking
Also known as
  • Henry George Booker
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Cambridge
    ( - 1936)
Lived in
  • La Jolla
    ( - 1988/11/01)
Died
Nov 1, 1988
La Jolla

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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