Stephen Timoshenko, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Stephen Timoshenko

Ukrainian & American engineer

Date of Birth: 11-Dec-1878

Place of Birth: Shpotivka, Sumy Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 29-May-1972

Profession: engineer, university teacher, autobiographer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Stephen Timoshenko

  • Stepan Prokofyevich Timoshenko (Russian: ?????? ??????????? ?????????, IPA: [s?t??'pan pr?'kof????v??t?? t??m?'??nk?], Ukrainian: ?????? ?????????? ?????????) (December 23, 1878 – May 29, 1972), was a Ukrainian-born Russian and, later, an American engineer and academician.
  • He is considered to be the father of modern engineering mechanics.
  • An inventor and one of the pioneering mechanical engineers at the St.
  • Petersburg Polytechnic University.
  • A founding member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Timoshenko wrote seminal works in the areas of engineering mechanics, elasticity and strength of materials, many of which are still widely used today.
  • Having started his scientific career in the Russian Empire, Timoshenko emigrated to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes during the Russian Civil War and then to the United States.

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