Johannes Theodoor Thijsse 1893–1984
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 66, Issue 31, page 569, 30 July 1985
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1985), Johannes Theodoor Thijsse 1893–1984, Eos Trans. AGU, 66(31), 569–569, doi:10.1029/EO066i031p00569-01.(
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On April 30, 1984, Professor Doctor Engineer J.T. Thijsse, professor emeritus of the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, passed away at the age of 91.
Johannes T. Thijsse was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1893, the son of a well-known Dutch biologist. He graduated from the Delft University of Technology in 1917 with a degree in civil engineering. In 1927, he became the first director of the newly formed Delft Hydraulics Laboratory, a function he continued until 1960. In 1936, Thijsse received a lectureship in hydraulics at the Delft University, to be followed in 1938 by his appointment as Professor Extraordinary and in 1946 as ordinary professor.