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Register of the John Miles Papers MSS 453
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Papers of John Miles, fluid mechanics engineer, geophysicist, and educator from 1964-2003. Miles is known for research of wave propagation and generation, hydrodynamic stability, and fluid dynamics. The papers include over three hundred published scientific articles, fluid mechanics reports, and research files. Additionally, the papers include correspondence, grant proposals, UCLA teaching materials, and biographical materials.
Background
John Wilder Miles was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 1, 1920. After graduating from high school in Oakland, CA, Miles entered Cal Tech and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1942, a master's degree in electrical and aeronautical engineering in 1943, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1944.
Extent
4.2 Linear feet (11 archives boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.