Courtesy Luchak family
Professor emeritus of civil engineering George Luchak died June 6 in Princeton. He was 97. Shortly after joining the faculty in 1966, Luchak introduced the study of operations research at Princeton. He taught courses on game theory, queuing theory, and the management of industrial design prior to retiring in 1986. Before coming to Princeton, Luchak designed the development program for the Apollo spacecraft’s lunar excursion module.  

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