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 bachelors degree in engineering. He reveived his masters 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 if the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, part of UCSD in La Jolla.
|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.