Lydik S. Jacobsen

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Applied Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-17-1897

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

JACOBSEN, LYDIK SIEGUMFELDT:  Appointed for a study in several European research laboratories in the field of applied mechanics for the purpose of applying their methods and practices to model experiment investigations in the field of earthquake-resistant, flexible building construction; tenure, seven months from June 1, 1931.

Born June 17, 1897, in Denmark. Education:  Stanford University, B.A., 1921, Ph.D., 1927.

Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1924–26, Assistant Professor, 1926–31, Associate Professor, 1931—, Stanford University.

Publications:  Articles in Transactions of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Science.