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Harold Paul Knauss

physicist , educator.

Harold Paul Knauss, American physicist, educator. Fellow American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Institute of Radio Engineers, American Association Physics Teachers, United World Federalists, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Tau, Sigma Pi Sigma.

Background

Knauss, Harold Paul was born on July 12, 1900 in Seipstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Franklin and Martha Luzina (Leibold) Knauss.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Muhlenberg College, 1922. Master of Science, New York University, 1924. Charles A. Coffin Foundation fellow, U. Leiden (Netherlands), 1925-1926.

Doctor of Philosophy. in Physics, University of California at Berkeley, 1928.

Career

Instructor, then assistant professor physics Ohio State University, 1928-1942. Special research associate Underwater Sound Laboratory, Harvard, 1942-1945. Physicist Submarine Signal Company, Boston, 1945-1946.

Physicist, director research Dayton (O.) atomic energy plant Monsanto Chemical Company, 1946-1948. Professor physics U. Connecticut, since 1948, department chairman, 1948-1962.

Works

  • Author: Discovering Physics, 1951. Also research publications molecular spectra, acoustics, biphysics.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Institute of Radio Engineers, American Association Physics Teachers, United World Federalists, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Tau, Sigma Pi Sigma.

Connections

Married Dorothy E. Schelly, September 4, 1928. Children: Diana (Mistress.

father:
Henry Franklin Knauss

mother:
Martha Luzina (Leibold) Knauss

spouse:
Dorothy E. Schelly

child:
Diana (Mrs Knauss