Judson S. Swearingen

Entrepreneur, Inventor

1907 – 1999

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Who was Judson S. Swearingen?

Dr. Judson S. Swearingen was a theoretician, hands-on manager, inventor and entrepreneur. He made major contributions to the technology of cryogenic expanders, compressors, and to the design of shaft seals for high-speed machinery.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1933. Prior to joining the UT faculty in 1939 he was an entrepreneur and co-owned a small cracking plant and a natural gasoline plant.

Swearingen was a member of the National Academy of Engineering

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Born
Jan 11, 1907
Also known as
  • Judson Swearingen
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
Employment
  • University of Texas at Austin
Died
Sep 5, 1999

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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