Ben T. Zinn Combustion Laboratory

  • Dedicated October 29, 2012
The Ben T. Zinn Combustion Laboratory is a combustion and fluid mechanics research facility. It is home to state-of-the-art equipment used by graduate students and faculty in ground-breaking research. In 2012, the building was dedicated to Ben T. Zinn who made significant contributions to combustion research at Georgia Tech.
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Honorary - The building was named in honor of Ben T. Zinn for his significant contributions to the understanding of rocket instabilities and combustion

Ben T. Zinn

Ben T. Zinn was born in Tel Aviv in 1937. He is noted for his professional soccer career as well as his time spent in academia. Zinn attended New York University for his undergradate studies in Mechanical Engineering and moved to Standford and later Princeton for graduate school. In 1965, Zinn came to Georgia Tech and now serves as the David S. Lewis Chair and Regents' Professor. The Ben T. Zinn Conbustion Laboratory is named in honor of him.