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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Donald Lyons, Sr.

Author: Donald Lyons; Larry Crowe; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Physicist and professor Donald R. Lyons was born on April 2, 1954 in Stamps, Arkansas. Lyons graduated from Grambling State University in 1976 with his B.S. degrees in physics and mathematics. He then enrolled in Stanford University where he studied under Nobel Laureates Arthur L. Schawlow and Theodor Hansch and received his M.S. degree and Ph.D. degrees in physics in 1978 and 1982, respectively. After several  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Donald Lyons
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Lyons; Larry Crowe; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1000519296
Credits: Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Performer(s): Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Yorktown, Virginia
2013 May 20.
Description: 1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 1 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Donald Lyons, Sr.
Donald Lyons, Sr.

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Physicist and professor Donald R. Lyons was born on April 2, 1954 in Stamps, Arkansas. Lyons graduated from Grambling State University in 1976 with his B.S. degrees in physics and mathematics. He then enrolled in Stanford University where he studied under Nobel Laureates Arthur L. Schawlow and Theodor Hansch and received his M.S. degree and Ph.D. degrees in physics in 1978 and 1982, respectively. After several appointments, Lyons was hired as a scientist for Grumman Aerospace Corporation where he directed the Sensor Sciences and Materials Structures Groups at the Grumman Corporate Research Center. In 1993, Lyons joined the faculty of Hampton University and was named the University Endowed Professor of Physics. At Hampton University, Lyons also directed the Research Center for Optical Physics. Lyons successfully applied for and received several U.S. Patents and fifteen research grants and contracts related to the use of distributed Bragg reflection sensors.

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