North Central College - Naperville, IL

Wilbert Snyder

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1998

Wilbert Snyder worked for the National Bureau of Standards for 60 years. One of his greatest accomplishments with the Bureau was authoring an 842-page volume titled “Achievements in Radio,” a monumental publication covering 70 years of radio history. He also did research in the fields of sound, acoustics, radar, microwaves, electromagnetic standards and measurements. Snyder’s many distinctions include a bronze medal from the Department of Commerce. He was an elected member of the honor society for scientific research, Sigma Xi, and a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and the Radio Club of America