Public Figure Profiles

Carl F. Eyring

Carl Ferdinand Eyring (August 30, 1889 – January 3, 1951) was an American acoustical physicist. He was the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Brigham Young University (BYU) for 26 years and was also the vice president of the Acoustical Society of America from 1950 until his death in 1951.Eyring was born in Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico to Henry Eyring and Deseret Fawcett.

Eyring was also a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He served as the first president of the New England Mission from 1937 to 1939. During this time, Eyring exerted efforts to keep Latter-day Saint students at Harvard University, MIT, and other Boston-area institutions of higher learning active in the church.Eyring was the uncle of the noted chemist Henry Eyring, who was father of Henry B. Eyring, of the LDS Church's First Presidency. Carl Eyring was married to Fern Chipman, a daughter of Stephen L. Chipman. She was the sister of Lorena Chipman, who was the wife of Harvey Fletcher.From 1924 until 1951, excepting his time as mission president, Eyring served as the dean of the college of Arts and Sciences at BYU. During some of this time he also served as a member of the General Board of the Deseret Sunday School Union.Eyring was a popular professor; in the words of a BYU student of the time, Spencer W. Kimball, he was "[t]he swellest professor on the whole faculty". (However, because this is a quote from a letter Kimball wrote to Eyring's niece, Camilla (who Kimball would soon marry), it must be read in that context.)

Beginning in 1945, Eyring personally supervised the planning and construction of a new science building at BYU. When the cement was laid for the building, Eyring sprayed it with a special hose to help it cure better. It is said that this cement never cracked. In 1954 the building was renamed the Carl F. Eyring Science Center in his honor.

Eyring died of a cerebral hemorrhage on January 3, 1951.Loren C. Dunn was among those who studied under Eyring.

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Some of their strengths

Carl F. Eyring has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Sophisticated, Kind, Passionate, Intense, Feeling, and Generous.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Carl F. Eyring is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who is known for being diligent and strong.

Active and Precise

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Carl F. Eyring well know them as someone who can be tough, active, and sharp, like a sword.

Truthful and Kind

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Carl F. Eyring as someone who is honest, compassionate, imaginative, and instinctual.

A person who enjoys new challlenges, is a magnet for attracting other creative types, good at identifying opportunities, and who is good at forming loyal, lifelong friendships.

Communicative and Intelligent

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Carl F. Eyring is someone who tends to have a desire to communicate with others, either verbally, through written form, or otherwise, and to have a knack for understanding art, beauty, and aesthetics.

They are also someone who is intuitive, imaginative, and an agent of change, and who is always dreaming of life's great possibilities and partnering with people to try to achieve those possibilities.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Carl F. Eyring tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Carl F. Eyring's challenges

While Carl F. Eyring has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Carl F. Eyring can be Unrealistic, Indecisive, Difficult, Perfectionist, Complicated, Brusque, and Short-tempered.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Carl F. Eyring's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Unrealistic and Indecisive

Carl F. Eyring is someone who can be unrealistic, indecisive, and lacking in confidence, who can be impulsive when it comes to making important decisions, have difficulty collaborating with others, can be argumentative and not willling to accept criticism, and who can be disappointed by the high expectations they place on others.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Carl F. Eyring also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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