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Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric : oral history transcript / 1986-1988.
T171.C32 M67 1988; BANC MSS 89/189 c; Phonotape 2169 C:1-23; T171.C32 M67 1988; ...
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Title:

Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric : oral history transcript / 1986-1988
University history series
College of Engineering oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

O'Brien, Morrough P. (Morrough Parker), 1902-1988, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003

Creator/Contributor:

Wiegel, Robert L.

Creator/Contributor:

Neumann, Gerhard.

Creator/Contributor:

Dean, Robert G. (Robert George), 1930-2015

Creator/Contributor:

Ziebarth, Marilyn., Interviewee.

Abstract:

Discusses his family background, and engineering education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley, 1928-1941. He also discusses his research, consulting with the military, and academic studies during World War II. Includes reminiscences of the College of Engineering, 1943-1958, the years he served as Dean. In addition, he speaks of his long relationship as consultant to General Electric, and offers observations on the relationship between university-industry research and development.

Date:

1986 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California, Berkeley. -- College of Engineering.
General Electric Company.
Coastal engineering
Engineers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews

Note:

Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: University history series; College of Engineering oral history series.
SEE ALSO related collection: A history of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1868-1986 / Werner Goldsmith.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available as Phonotape 2169 C:1-23
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
Includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. ([xxii], 312 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm. + related material.
23 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

T171.C32 M67 1988
BANC MSS 89/189 c
Phonotape 2169 C:1-23
T171.C32 M67 1988
T171.C32 M67 1988

Origin:

California