Prof. em. J. Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson was born in China in the 1920s. His family returned to the United States in the 1930s. He obtained a BS from Iowa State University and a masters from the University of Minnesota - both in the field of mechanical engineering. He also earned a Ph.D. in Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1971, he became a full professor atUniversity of Minnesota and has been a professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at Boston University.

Anderson is also a member of the Advanced Transit Association board of Directors since its founding in 1976. Anderson was elected in 2001 as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

(Last update: 23.02.2013)