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Milton U. Clauser

Milton U. Clauser, American engineer. Recipient Distinguished Public Service medal Department of Defense, 1972, Superior Civilian Service medal Department of Navy, 1972.

Background

  • Clauser, Milton U. was born on May 25, 1913 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Claude H. and Celeste U. (Horton) Clauser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1934, Master of Science, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937. D. Engineering, Purdue University, 1967.

    Career

    • Engineer Douglas Aircraft Company, California, 1937-1950. Professor head Purdue University School aeronautics, 1950-1954. Director aerodynamics and structures guided missile research div.

      Ramo Wooldridge Corporation, 1954-1955, vice-president, director physical research laboratory Space Technology laboratories, 1955-1960. President, Chairman of the Board Clauser Technology Corporation, Torrance, California, 1960-1962, consultant, 1962-1965. Director research and engineering support div.

      Institute Defense Analysis, Arlington, Virginia, 1965-1966. Director international development Communication Satellite Corporation, Washington, 1966. Director Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1967-1970.

      Provost, academic dean Navy Postgrad. School, Monterey, California, 1970-1974, dean emeritus, 1974-1980. Cons. aircraft nuclear propulsion General Electric Company.

      Consultant space systems advising committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Program Advisory Council, 1971-1974. Consultant National Engineering Science Company, Draper, Gaither & Anderson, Cyberdata, Peterborough (Ontario) Utilities Commission, Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company, St. Louis, Communications Satellite Corporation, Hughes Research Laboratory, Litton Systems in California. Technical advisory panel on aerospace assistant secretary defense.

      Science advisory board United States Air Force, 1956-1959. Member research committee electrical energy systems National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1959-1962. Consultant Agricultural Research Organization, Inc., 1950-1954, United States Navy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Operations Evaluation Group, 1961-1964.

      Member review committee, reactor engineering div. Argonne National Laboratory, 1961-1964. Member Mercury ad hoc committee President’s Science Advisory Committee, 1961, member space science panel, 1961-1963.

      Member advising committee Project Agile, Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1967-1969. Member observers, div. advisory group Air Force Electronics Systems Division, 1967-1970. Member of advisory board for regional conference New England Economics Research Foundation, 1970.

      Member lab advisory board for air warfare Naval Research Advisory Committee, 1969-1970.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to technical publications Research on sailboat hull performance.

    Membership

    Member research committee electrical energy systems National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1959-1962. Member review committee, reactor engineering div. Argonne National Laboratory, 1961-1964.

    Member Mercury ad hoc committee President’s Science Advisory Committee, 1961. Member advising committee Project Agile, Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1967-1969. Member observers, div. advisory group Air Force Electronics Systems Division, 1967-1970.

    Member of advisory board for regional conference New England Economics. Member research and development advisory task force National Advisory Commision on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, 1971. Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (member ground testing committee, council).

    Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Astronautics Federation, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Sigma Gamma Tau. Member editorial board Journal Defense Research, since 1968.

    Connections

    • Married H. Virginia Randall, July 30, 1937. Children: Milton John, Marilyn Annual.
    • father: Claude H. Clauser
    • mother: Celeste U. (Horton) Clauser
    • spouse: H. Virginia Randall
    • children: Milton John Clauser
    • Marilyn Ann Clauser
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    Died January 26, 1980
    (aged 66)
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