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Kovach, Eugene G.
Oral history interview with Eugene G. Kovach, 2001 June 28 and 29.
In this interview, Eugene G. Kovach discusses his life and career. Topics discussed include: his childhood; Wayne State University; wartime sevice, including assignment to Naval Research Lab; teaching at University of Florida and Colby College; involvement in Navy Scientific and Technical Unit of Commander Naval Forces, Germany; National Science Foundation; Department of State; Wallace Brode; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); George Kistiakowsky; Herman Pollack; Eugene Skolnikoff; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
American organic chemist and science administrator. Ph.D. Harvard University (1950). Professional experience includes: science advisor, U.S. Naval Forces Germany (1954-1957); deputy assistant secretary for general science affairs, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1970-1976); chemical program, division of policy research, National Science Foundation (1957-1959, 1976-1978); staff, director, Office of Technology Policy (1978-1982); assistant science advisor, acting director of office of general scientific affairs, consultant on advanced technology, Department of State (1959-1970, 1983-).
Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed), 1900-1974
Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982
Kovach, Eugene G.
Pollack, Herman W.
Skolnikoff, Eugene B.
Colby College
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
United States. Dept. of State
United States. Navy
University of Florida
Wayne State University
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Doel, Ronald Edmund, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA