Edward A. Frieman
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E.A.F was born in New York. During World War II he served as a deep-sea diving officer. He was a participant in the atomic tests at Bikini Atoll. After the war, Columbia University granted him a bachelor's degree in engineering. He received his master's and doctorate degrees in physics from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He spent 25 years at Princeton University, becoming a professor of astrophysical science. He became an executive vice president of SAIC a high tech company, in La Jolla, in 1981. In 1986, E.A.F. became the director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, part of UCSD in La Jolla. E.A.F. served on the boards of the American University in Paris and the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation.
|Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1986 – 1998
- Former Scripps Director, prominent physicist, and government advisor Edward A. Frieman has died at 87, La Jolla Light. Accessed 13 April 2013
- Biography of Edward Allan Frieman by Dennis Monday. Accessed 13 April 2013
- Researcher was a leading figure in American science in Los Angeles Times, Accessed 2013-05-01.