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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as Author

Miles V. Klein

Photo

Dates

March 9, 1933 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Biography

Abstract

Miles Klein is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Received his PhD from Cornell University in 1961, has done research in understanding of optical effects in solids, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Important Dates

March 9, 1933Birth, Cleveland (Ohio).

1954Obtained BS, Northwestern University, Evanston (Ill.).

1961Obtained PhD in Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1961 – 1962National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow in Physics, Stuttgart Technical University.

1962 – presentAssistant Professor to Professor of Physics (1962-1998); Director, Science and Technology Center for Superconductivity (1988-2000); Professor of Physics, Center for Advanced Study (1998-2000); and Professor of Physics Emeritus, Center for Advanced Study (2000-present), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1990Awarded Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids, American Physical Society.

1998Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Cleveland (Ohio)

Undergraduate Education

Evanston (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Employment

Urbana (Ill.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Optics.

Spectrum analysis.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Duke, Charles B.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Institutions

Major Positions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics; Director, Science and Technology Center for Superconductivity; Professor of Physics, Center for Advanced Study; and Professor of Physics Emeritus, Center for Advanced Study.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1990 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1961).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1954).

Technische Hochschule Stuttgart

National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow in Physics.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

International Conference on the Dynamics of Interfaces [sound recording], 1983 December 9.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interviews. Materials science: NSF Science and Technology Center for Superconductivity (STCS), 1996-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department reading files, 1925-2006.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA