Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

George Maslach: Aeronautical Engineer, Professor, Dean of the College of Engineering, Provost for Professional Schools and Colleges, Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs University of California at Berkeley 1949-1983

Interviewee(s):
Maslach, George
Interviewer(s):
Swent, Eleanor
Title:
George Maslach: Aeronautical Engineer, Professor, Dean of the College of Engineering, Provost for Professional Schools and Colleges, Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs University of California at Berkeley 1949-1983
Abstract:
Growing up in San Francisco, 1920-1937; SF Junior College, UC Berkeley, 1937-1942; MIT Radiation Laboratory, design and development of radar, 1942-1945; General Precision Laboratories, research engineer, 1945-1949; UC Berkeley: 1949-1963, research and teaching, Director, Institute of Engineering Research; 1963-1972, Dean of College of Engineering, Free Speech Movement, Third World Liberation Movement, articulation of community colleges and universities; 1972-1981, Provost for Professional Schools and Colleges; 1981-1983, Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs; discusses advising U.S. Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Navy, research grants, development of computer science, electronics.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1998 1999
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10405272
Rights:
Maslach, George. "George Maslach: Aeronautical Engineer, Professor, Dean of the College of Engineering, Provost for Professional Schools and Colleges, Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs University of California at Berkeley 1949-1983." Interview by Eleanor Swent in 1998 and 1999. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.