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Beranek, Leo L. (Leo Leroy), 1914-2016

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Personal name headingBeranek, Leo L. (Leo Leroy), 1914-2016
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Variant(s)Beranek, L. L. (Leo Leroy), 1914-2016
Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-2016
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeCambridge (Mass.) Lexington (Mass.)
Birth date1914-09-14
Death date2016-10-10
Place of birthSolon (Iowa)
Place of deathWestwood (Mass.)
Field of activitySound Acoustical engineering
AffiliationMassachusetts Institute of Technology Bolt, Beranek, and Newman
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Businesspeople Electrical engineers
Found inHis Principles of sound control in airplanes, 1944.
His Acoustics, c1986: t.p. (Leo L. Beranek)
Noise and vibration ... 1992: CIP t.p. (L.L. Beranek) data sheet (b. 9/15/14) pub. info (BBN Labs., Lexington, MA)
Wikipedia, April 11, 2016 (Leo Beranek; born Leo Leroy Beranek, September 15, 2014, Solon, Iowa; American acoustics expert, former MIT professor, and a founder and former president of Bolt, Beranek and Newman (now BBN Technologies); also an expert in the design and evaluation of concert halls and opera houses; electrical engineer; professor of communications engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947-1958; he helped found Bolt, Beranek, and Newman (BBN), serving as the company's president, 1952-1971)
New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 18, 2016 (in obituary published Oct. 17: Leo L. Beranek; b. Leo Leroy Beranek, Sept 14, 1914, Solon, Iowa; d. Oct. 10, Westwood, Mass., aged 102; engineer whose company designed the acoustics for the United Nations and concert halls at Lincoln Center and Tanglewood, then built the direct precursor to the internet under contract to the Defense Department)
Associated languageeng