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dc.contributor.authorKossiakoff, Alexander
dc.contributor.otherWarren, Mame
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-09T19:35:56Z
dc.date.available2015-07-09T19:35:56Z
dc.date.issued2000-03-14
dc.identifierMS.0404
dc.identifier.urihttp://jhir.library.jhu.edu/handle/1774.2/37596
dc.descriptionAlexander Kossiakoff was born on June 26, 1914 in St. Petersburg, Russia. He immigrated to the United States in 1923, and received a BS degree from the California Institute of Technology in 1936 and a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1938. Kossiakoff worked for the Allegheny Ballistics Laboratory during World War II, and in 1946 joined the staff of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). He became Director of APL in 1969 and remained in that role until his retirement in 1980. In this interview, Kossiakoff discusses how he came to study and work at Johns Hopkins and some of the major initiatives at APL during his tenure.en_US
dc.description.abstractIn this interview, Kossiakoff discusses how he came to study and work at Johns Hopkins and some of the major initiatives at APL during his tenure. This oral history is a part of the Mame Warren oral histories series.en_US
dc.format.extent00:58:43
dc.format.mimetypeaudio/mpeg
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherJohns Hopkins University Sheridan Librariesen_US
dc.relationAccess the finding aid for the Johns Hopkins University oral history collection at http://aspace.library.jhu.edu/repositories/3/resources/400.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofPart of the Mame Warren oral histories, Johns Hopkins University oral history collection at http://aspace.library.jhu.edu/repositories/3/resources/400
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dc.subjectJohns Hopkins University--History.en_US
dc.subject.otherGlobal Positioning Systemen_US
dc.subject.otherKossiakoff, Alexander, 1914-2005en_US
dc.subject.otherJohns Hopkins University. Applied Physics Laboratoryen_US
dc.subject.otherGuided missilesen_US
dc.subject.otherMilitary researchen_US
dc.subject.otherArtificial satellitesen_US
dc.subject.otherStudent protestersen_US
dc.subject.otherMilitary readinessen_US
dc.subject.otherEngineering--Study and teaching (Continuing education)en_US
dc.subject.otherChemistryen_US
dc.subject.otherJohns Hopkins Universityen_US
dc.subject.otherCold War (1945-1989)en_US
dc.titleOral history of Alexander Kossiakoffen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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