Session V3: Industrial Physics History

11:15 AM–2:15 PM, Thursday, March 13, 2008
Morial Convention Center Room: RO2 - RO3

Sponsoring Unit: FHP
Chair: Gloria B. Lubkin, American Institute of Physics

Abstract ID: BAPS.2008.MAR.V3.3

Abstract: V3.00003 : Application Oriented R{\&}D: Aphorisms {\&} Anecdotes (The John Bardeen Lecture)

12:27 PM–1:03 PM

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  Robert Frosch
    ( John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)

I have learned many lessons from long experience trying to perform, and lead, application oriented R{\&}D. Some of these lessons have been encapsulated in aphorisms. Some aphorisms will be presented, with explication, and illustrated with anecdotes from experience with the NAVY, ARPA, NASA and General Motors.

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