Samuel Jasper Loring

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Samuel Jasper Loring (1914-1963) was an aeronautical engineer with Chance Vought and later Hamilton Standard who worked on various aspects of the aeroelastic flutter problem.


He was born in 1914 to Isabel A. and Henry Delano Loring. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1936. He was awarded the Wright Brothers Medal in 1941 and the ASME Admiral George W. Melville Medal in 1950.[1][2] He died in 1963.


  1. ^ Margaret A. Firth, ed. (1956). Handbook of Scientific and Technical Awards in the United States and Canada, 1900-1952. Special Libraries Association. OCLC 1222177. 
  2. ^ "Melville Medal - Society Awards". American Society of Mechanical Engineers.