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Collar, (Arthur) Roderick (1908–1986), mathematician and aeronautical engineer

A. G. Pugsley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 744 words.

Collar, (Arthur) Roderick (1908–1986), mathematician and aeronautical engineer, was born on 22 February 1908 in West Ealing, London, the second of three children and elder son of Arthur...

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Hann, James (1799–1856), mechanical engineer and mathematician

Ben Marsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 842 words.

Hann, James (1799–1856), mechanical engineer and mathematician, was born at Lane House, Washington, near Gateshead, co. Durham, eldest of the seven children of James Hann (bap. 1777),...

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Prager, William

Daniel C. Drucker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Mathematics. 1173 words.

Prager, William (23 May 1903–16 March 1980), professor of engineering and applied mathematics, was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Willy Prager and Helen Kimmel. In 1925 he received...

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