FITZPATRICK, PHILIP MATTHEW, 1915-2004

Physicist, university professor. Born– September 17, 1915, New York City. Education– University of Oklahoma, B.S., 1950; M.S., 1951; Ph.D., 1955. Employed as assistant physicist at the University of Oklahoma, 1953-1955; physicist for the U.S. Navy Mine Defense in Florida, 1955-1959; U.S. Navy Proving Ground, Eglin A.F.B., 1959-1962; professor of mathematics, Auburn University, 1968-1982. Awarded emeritus status on his retirement. Died September 1, 2004.

Source:

American Men and Women of Science, 1982. Auburn University website.

Publication(s):

Principles of Celestial Mechanics. New York; Academic Press, 1970.