Alfredo Baños Jr.

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: Physics

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Physics

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Physics

Fellow: Awarded 1957

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 11-14-1905

Died: 06-23-1994

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1935

Appointed from Mexico:

BAÑOS, ALFREDO, Jr.:  Appointed for studies of the physical nature of dielectric constant and of the conductivity of dielectrics, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; tenure, twelve months from September 21, 1935.

Born November 14, 1905, in Mexico, D. F.  Education:  University of Texas, 1923–26; Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Engineering, 1928.

Research Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, 1928–32, Johns Hopkins University; Assistant Engineer in the Section of Geophysics, 1933–34, National Petroleum Department, Mexico; Assistant Professor of Mathematical Physics, 1933, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Physics and Electrical Engineering, 1934—, National University of Mexico; in charge of the Physical Laboratory, 1934—, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Mexico, D. F.

Publications:  Estudio Sobre la Aguja de Inclinación,  1933 (with Tomás Barrera); Determinación de las Constantes Magnéticas de los Imanes Auxiliares Usados en los Magnetómetros, 1933. Articles in Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Revista Industrial de la Secrtaría de la Economía Nacional, Revista de Ciencias, Físicas y Matemáticas.