Frederick Emmons Terman
- interviews conducted by Arthur L. Norberg, Charles Susskind, and Roger Hahn.
- Berkeley, Calif. : Regents of the University of California, 1984.
- Physical description
- 1 v., 226 p.
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- Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982.
- Subjects covered by the interviews include his teaching and research career at Stanford University, the National Defense Research Committee, the Harvard Radio Research Laboratory, post-war research at Stanford, and the electronics industry, especially the Hewlett-Packard Company and its founders William R. Hewlett and David Packard.
- Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974.
- Ginzton, Edward.
- Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949.
- Hewlett, William R.
- Packard, David, 1912-1996.
- Ryan, Harris J. (Harris Joseph), 1866-1934.
- Varian, Russell Harrison, 1898-1959.
- Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
- Hewlett-Packard Company.
- Radio Research Laboratory (U.S.)
- Stanford University. Department of Electrical Engineering
- United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee.
- Engineering > United States > History.
- High technology > Research.
- High technology industries > California.
- Microelectronics industry > California > Santa Clara County.
- Microelectronics industry > United States > History.
- Science > History.
- Bancroft Library. History of Science and Technology Program.
- Stanford Oral History Project.
- Publication date
- These interviews were a joint project of the History of Science and Technology Program at the University of California at Berkeley and the Stanford Oral History Project at Stanford University.
- Engineer and educator. Frederick Emmons Terman began his teaching career at Stanford in 1925 and became a full professor in 1937. In 1937, he also became head of the Electrical Engineering Department. As dean of the School of Engineering (1945-1960) and as Provost (1955-1965) and Vice-President (1959-1965) of the University, Terman played a key role in developing University faculty, research facilities and funding. He interrupted his Stanford career during World War II to direct the Harvard Radio Research Laboratory (1942-1946).
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