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Robert E. Beam (1914-1986) Papers

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Identifier: 22/4/5
Abstract In 1942, Beam accepted an appointment at Northwestern University as an assistant professor of electrical engineering. The University promoted him to associate professor in 1947 and professor in 1950. He retired from Northwestern on December 31, 1979. While at Northwestern Beam was deeply involved in the work of the university's Microwave Laboratory. His major professional contributions were in microwave theory and technique. The Robert E. Beam papers date between 1934 and 1986, fill four and...

Richard W. Jones (1904-1987) Papers

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Identifier: 22/4/8
Abstract Richard W. Jones began teaching electrical engineering at Northwestern University in 1942, and became a full professor in 1951, which position he held until his retirement in 1971. His final appoint was jointly in electrical engineering and biological sciences. Jones was a pioneer in the study of biomedical engineering, and his work was instrumental in Northwestern's development of a leading department in the field. His research specialties included respiration, hearing, and vision. His papers...

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