CCST News Council Member Max Weiss Dies, 83

August 8, 2006 |   | Contact: M. Daniel DeCillis

Max Tibor Weiss
Max T. Weiss was named to the Council in 2001.

Max Tibor Weiss, CCST Council member since 2001, died June 10 at age 83. He was Retired Vice President and General Manager of the Electronic Systems Division of the Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Weiss received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His honors and awards include elected membership in the National Academy of Engineering; Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; Fellow of the American Physical Society; International Academy of Astronautics Fellow; and recipient of the Centennial Medal, 1986 and the Fredrik Philips Award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1993.

He was first appointed to the Council in 2001, and was serving his second term as Council member. During his time with CCST, Weisee served on the CCST Finance and New Technology committees.

He is survived by his wife, Melitta; sons, Herschel and David; daughter, Debra Berkowitz; 19 grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; and brother Joseph Weiss.

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