American systems engineer, Allen B. Rosenstein, Died at 97


Allen Bertram Rosenstein was born on August 25, 1920 and died on February 23, 2018.

He was an American systems engineer.

Allen was Professor Emeritus of Systems Engineering at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).

He was IEEE Fellow, Allen was awarded for his contributions to the “theory, design, and manufacture of power converters and for leadership and research in engineering education.

His research in engineering education began with his participation in an ongoing UCLA Ford Foundation-funded study from 1955 to 1968 in the interrelation of professions, technology, and national policy, where Rosenstein became the principal investigator.

Eventually, his research led to his involvement in the proposal of the “National Technology Foundation Act”, which was discussed in US Congress and subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology in the 1970s and 1980s.

During the 70s Rosenstein had also been the consultant in educational planning in Venezuela for UNESCO.

He was awarded for his Lifetime Achievement by the University of Arizona, College of Engineering, and received the Fellow Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

He died at 97 years old.