About: History & Archives
Paul Ernest Klopsteg
1889 - 1991
Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, 1951-1958, and Emeritus Professor of Applied Science, Northwestern University, 1963-1969.
AAAS Presidential Address: Paul E. Klopsteg, "The Indispensible Tools of Science," Science (30 December 1960) 132:1913-1922.
AAAS offices held:
- Chair, Committee on Public Information and Science, 1957 - 1958
- President, 1959
- Chair, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, 1960
- Treasurer, 1963 - 1969
- Chair, Committee on Headquarters Development, 1965 - 1967
- American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library