Oral history interview with Mildred S. Dresselhaus, 1976 June 7 to 10 September.


Dresselhaus, M. S. Oral history interview with Mildred S. Dresselhaus, 1976 June 7 to 10 September.

Oral history interview with Mildred S. Dresselhaus, 1976 June 7 to 10 September.

Youth and education in New York City; Hunter College; Fulbright Fellowship to University of Cambridge, 1951. Decision to pursue solid state physics; University of Chicago graduate school (Enrico Fermi), 1952; discussion of women students and faculty at Chicago; importance of teaching; thesis topic on superconductors. Postdoctoral work at Cornell University, 1958-1960; work at Lincoln Laboratory, 1960-1967. Birth of children and the effect on her work. To Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering Department, 1967; on encouraging women students; funding research; active administrator; teaching, colleagues at MIT. Women in science in the late 1960s.

Transcript, 227 p.

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