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Dr. Sydney Goldstein, Harvard Professor, Heads Technion Board

March 8, 1967
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Dr. Sydney Goldstein, a Harvard University professor of Applied Mathematics, was elected chairman of the Board of Governors of the Technion, it was announced by the American Technion Society.

Professor Goldstein is recognized as one of the world’s leading aerodynamicists. During World War II, he and the late American scientist, Dr. Theodore Von Karman, his close friend, were key advisors to the governments of the United States and Great Britain in all matters relating to aircraft and allied matters.

Dr. Goldstein left his native England in 1950 to become Professor of Applied Mathematics and chairman of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering at the Technion, serving in Israel until 1955. He makes his home now in Cambridge, Mass. The 64-year-old scientist was given Israel’s major scientific honor, the Weizmann Prize for Science in 1953.

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