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Research administrator , computational scientist

Kenneth Lee Kliewer, American computational scientist, retired research administrator. Illini fellow University Illinois, 1959-1961; United States Steel Foundation fellow, 1961-1963. Fellow American Physical Society (executive committee division condensed matter physics 1980-1982), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Kliewer, Kenneth Lee was born on December 31, 1935 in Mountain Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of Henry Gerhard and Susan (Epp) Kliewer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1957. Microsoft Security Essentials.E., University Minnesota, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Illinois, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor, associate professor, professor department physics, Iowa State University, Ames, 1963-1981;associate physicist, physicist, senior physicist, Ames Laboratory-Department Energy, 1963-1981;program director solid state physics, Ames Laboratory-Department Energy, 1974-1978;associate director science and technical, Ames Laboratory-Department Energy, 1978-1981;associate laboratory director for physical research, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1981-1986;director advanced photon source design project, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1983-1986;dean, School Science Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1986-1991;assistant vice president for research, 1991-1992;director center computational science, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, since 1992. Guest professor of University Hamburg and Deutsches Electronen Synchrotron (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron), Federal Republic Germany, 1972-1973, Free U. Berlin, 1974, Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, 1975. Visiting scientist Rockwell International Science Center, Thousand Oaks, California, 1976.

Temporary program officer Department Energy, Washington, 1979-1980. Consultant, Argonne National Laboratory. Member fusion policy advising committee Department Energy, 1990-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (with others) Non-Traditional Approaches to the Study of the Solid-Electrolyte Interface, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society (executive committee division condensed matter physics 1980-1982), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Kathleen Kay Zimmermann, August 30, 1959. Children– Steven Anthony, Lisa Jo, Christopher Lee.

father:
Henry Gerhard Kliewer

mother:
Susan (Epp) Kliewer

spouse:
Kathleen Kay Zimmermann

children:
Steven Anthony Kliewer

Lisa Jo Kliewer

Christopher Lee Kliewer