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Astin, Allen Varley

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Born: 1905 AD
Died: 1984 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

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1904 - Born on the 12th of June in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1925 - Received his B.S. in physics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1926 - Received his M.S. in physics, New York University, New York, New York.

1927 - Married Margaret Linnie Mackenzie.

1928 - Received his Ph.D. in physics, New York University, New York, New York.

1928-1930 - Director of National Research Council Fellow, National Bureau of Standards
Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

1930-1932 - Research associate, Utilities Research Commission, National Bureau of Standards.

1932 - Associate scientist, Electricity Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1936 - Physicist, Electricity Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1940 - Senior physicist, National Bureau of Standards.

1943 - Chief, Optical Fuse Section, Ordnance Development Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1944 - Assistant Chief, Ordnance Development Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1944-1945 - United States representative on proximity fuses in London, England, Office of Scientific Research and Development, Defense Department.

1948 - Chief, Ordnance Development Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1950 - Associate Director, National Bureau of Standards.

1951 - Acting Director, National Bureau of Standards.

1952-1969 - Director, National Bureau of Standards.

1984 - Died on the 28th of January in Bethesda, Maryland.

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