Bird, Robert Byron

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Bird, Robert Byron Gender: M
born on 5 February 1924 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place Bryan (Brazos County), Texas, 30n40, 96w22
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°12' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°46 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 08°52'


American chemical engineer known for his research in transport phenomena of non-Newtonian fluids, including fluid dynamics of polymers, polymer kinetic theory, and rheology. He, along with Warren E. Stewart and Edwin N. Lightfoot, was an author of the classic textbook Transport Phenomena. He was professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Robert Byron Bird was a recipient of the National Medal of Science in 1987. He died on 13 November 2020 at the age of 96.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1987 (National Medal of Science)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BS, PhD)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 96)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Engineer : Chemical
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (National Medal of Science)