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Whinnery, John R.
Oral history interview with John R. Whinnery, 1996. Oral history interview with John R. Whinnery, with introduction by Donald O. Pederson, interviews conducted by Ann Lage, 1996.
Family and youth in western Colorado and Modesto, California; undergraduate education, University of California, 1930s; General Electric Advanced Engineering Program and microwave research, 1937-1946, collaboration with Simon Ramo; research program at Hughes Aircraft, 1951-1952; UC Berkeley College of Engineering, 1946-1995: postwar graduate studies, growth of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics Research Laboratory, faculty recruitment and retention, undergraduate and graduate curriculum, governance issues as dean (1959-1963), former dean Murrough O'Brien; research and teaching in electromagnetic fields and waves and optoelectronics; services on governmental, scientific, and industry advisory boards, NASA Apollo program, 1964-1969. Introduction by Donald O. Pederson, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley.
John R. Whinnery, 1916-. Engineering (electromagnetics, microwaves, optoelectronics). From lecturer to professor of electrical engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1946-1987, head of dept., 1956-1959, dean of the College of Engineering, 1959-1963.
Ramo, Simon.
Whinnery, John R.
Hughes Aircraft Company -- Research.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Apollo Program.
University of California, Berkeley. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences -- Faculty.
University of California, Berkeley. Department of Electrical Engineering -- Curricula.
University of California, Berkeley. Electonics Research Laboratory.
Electromagnetic fields -- Research.
Microwaves -- Research.
Science and industry
Scientists in goverment.
Interviews. aat
Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat aat
O'Brien, Murrough.
Whinnery, John R.
General Electric Company. Advanced Engineering Program.
Lage, Ann, interviewer.
Pederson, Donald O., introduction.
University of California, Berkeley. Regional Oral History Office.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA