Heinz G. Urban

H.G. Urban









The author, Heinz G. Urban, attended the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Germany, where he received a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1961.

In 1962, he joined the sonar research departemnent at ATLAS Werke AG, Bremen known as STN ATLAS Elektronik GmbH. From 1968 to 1972, he worked as a senior scientist at the SACLANT Undersea Research Centre in La Spezia, Italy. After expiration of his contract with SACLANT, he accepted the position of Head of the Research Departement at STN ATLAS Elektronik in Bremen.

In 1988, he returned to the SACLANT Undersea Research Centre as Division Chief for Environmental Research and was responsible for basic research in ocean acoustics, oceanography, sediment research and numerical modeling..