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Stephen Edelglass


Dr. Stephen Edelglass graduated from MIT (BS and MS in mechanical engineering) and the Stevens Institute of Technology (MS in physics; PhD in metallurgy). He was professor of mechanical engineering at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art before assuming a position as Director of Science at the Threefold Educational Foundation in Chestnut Ridge, New York, where he was also on the faculty of Sunbridge College and taught in that school's graduate program. In addition, he taught science to high school students at the Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge for many years. In 1999, Michael D'Aleo and Dr. Edelglass founded SENSRI, an organization in Saratoga Springs, New York, devoted to phenomena-centered research. He authored several books in materials science and philosophy of science, and contributed a number of research papers in materials science, epistemology, and pedagogy. He was coauthor of Being on Earth (2006) and The Marriage of Sense and Thought (1997). Some of his later writings and lectures were published as The Physics of Human Experience (2006). He was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Faculty Fellowship. Dr. Edelglass died in November 2000.

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