Saul Aronow, Electrical Engineering 1939, was a radiological physicist and a consultant. he was also a political activist. Aronow began his career as an engineer at Harvey Radio Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946, he returned to school as a National Science Foundation fellow, earning a doctorate from Harvard University in 1953.
For the next thirty years, he was a medical physicist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and taught as an adjunct professor at Northeastern University in Boston and as an instructor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). From 1981 to 1983, he served as a clinical engineer with Project Hope, a non-profit agency that helps move families beyond homelessness and poverty.
Along with Raymond Zumbato, Saul Aronow co-founded Technology in Medicine in 1974. The company provides medical equipment, management solutions, and clinical engineering services to hospitals all over the United States. In 2007, Technology in Medicine was acquired by Linc Facility Services. Saul served as the company’s chairman from 1972 until his retirement in 2007. He passed away in 2013.
Saul Aronow is the author of The Fallen Sky (1963), discussing the medical consequences of thermonuclear war. He is an active fellow of several professional organizations including serving on the standards council of the National Fire Protection Association from 1983 to 1989 and the board of directors of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation from 1979 to 1982.
Saul Aronow received the CUAA Gano Dunn Award in 1979 and was inducted into The Cooper Union Hall of Fame in 2009.
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