#52950 Overall Influence

Ross Gunn

American physicist

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Ross Gunn was an American physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II. The New York Times described him as "one of the true fathers of the nuclear submarine program".From 1927 to 1947, Gunn worked at the Naval Research Laboratory. He was the author of over 28 papers, and received 45 patents. He designed radio devices for controlling aircraft, which were used in the development of the first droness. He was one of the first to appreciate the possibility of using nuclear power for submarine propulsion. During World War II he was involved in the development of thermal diffusion technology for isotope separation.

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University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

American University

Private liberal arts and research-based university in Washington, D.C.

Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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#2949 World Rank
Physics
#3612 World Rank
Engineering