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Harold R. Raemer papers

 Collection
Identifier: M171

Scope and Content Note

The papers of Harold R. Raemer consist of 2 cubic feet of material spanning the years 1960-1999. The collection is comprised of lectures and publications. The lectures are video recordings of a lecture series given by Raemer for courses he taught from 1989-1990. For the TSR303: Advanced Radar Principles lecture series, session 1 and session 5 videocassettes are missing, and session 4 is missing for the TSR304: Radar Special Topics series. Publications consist of Raemer's research papers and technical reports for research projects with organizations like Sylvania Applied Research Laboratory.

Dates

  • 1960-1999

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Biographical Note

Harold R. Raemer, a professor of electrical engineering, was born on April 26, 1924. He received a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in mathematics, and, in 1959, a PhD in physics from Northwestern University. From 1952 to 1963, Raemer worked in industrial laboratories as a research engineer. In 1963, he came to Northeastern University as an associate professor of electrical engineering, and was appointed professor in 1966. Raemer was chair of the Electrical Engineering Department from 1966-1977, and he served as acting chair from 1982-1984. He became technical director for RF Phenomena and Systems in Northeastern University's Center for Electromagnetics Research in 1985. Raemer retired in 1994, but he continued to be an active member of the Center's research staff. He wrote two books: Radar Systems Principles in 1969 and Statistical Communication Theory and Applications in 1997. Raemer passed away on January 20, 2007.

Chronology

  • April 26, 1924 Harold R. Raemer born.
  • 1963-1966 Appointed associate professor of electrical engineering at Northeastern University.
  • 1966-1977 Named chairman of the electrical engineering department.
  • 1966-1994 Appointed professor of electrical engineering.
  • 1982-1984 Made acting chair of the electrical engineering department.
  • 1984-1994 Appointed professor of electrical and computer engineering.
  • 1985-1994 Named technical director of RF phenomena and systems in the Center for Electromagnetics Research.
  • 1994 Retires and named professor emeritus, electrical engineering department.
  • 1994-1995 Appointed adjunct assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering.
  • 1995-1997 Appointed adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering.
  • 1997-1999 Named visiting professor of electrical and computer engineering.
  • January 20, 2007 Died.
April 26, 1924
Harold R. Raemer born.
1963-1966
Appointed associate professor of electrical engineering at Northeastern University.
1966-1977
Named chairman of the electrical engineering department.
1966-1994
Appointed professor of electrical engineering.
1982-1984
Made acting chair of the electrical engineering department.
1984-1994
Appointed professor of electrical and computer engineering.
1985-1994
Named technical director of RF phenomena and systems in the Center for Electromagnetics Research.
1994
Retires and named professor emeritus, electrical engineering department.
1994-1995
Appointed adjunct assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering.
1995-1997
Appointed adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering.
1997-1999
Named visiting professor of electrical and computer engineering.
January 20, 2007
Died.

Extent

2 cubic feet (2 containers)

Overview

Harold R. Raemer, a professor of electrical engineering, was born on April 26, 1924. He received a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in mathematics, and, in 1959, a PhD in physics from Northwestern University. From 1952 to 1963, Raemer worked in industrial laboratories as a research engineer. In 1963, he came to Northeastern University as an associate professor of electrical engineering, and was appointed professor in 1966. Raemer was chair of the Electrical Engineering Department from 1966-1977, and he served as acting chair from 1982-1984. He became technical director for RF Phenomena and Systems in Northeastern University's Center for Electromagnetics Research in 1985. Raemer retired in 1994, but he continued to be an active member of the Center's research staff. He wrote two books: Radar Systems Principles in 1969 and Statistical Communication Theory and Applications in 1997. Raemer passed away on January 20, 2007.

Overview

The papers of Harold R. Raemer consist of 2 cubic feet of material spanning the years 1960-1999. The collection is comprised of lectures and publications. The lectures are video recordings of a lecture series given by Raemer for courses he taught from 1989-1990. For the TSR303: Advanced Radar Principles lecture series, session 1 and session 5 videocassettes are missing, and session 4 is missing for the TSR304: Radar Special Topics series. Publications consist of Raemer's research papers and technical reports for research projects with organizations like Sylvania Applied Research Laboratory.

System of Arrangement:

Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.

Physical Location

55/2

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The collection was donated to the Archives by Harold R. Raemer in 2005.

Related Archival Materials:

Bibliography

  • Northeastern University. "Harold R. Raemer. Professor Emeritus, Electrical Engineering." Accessed December 13, 2006. http://www.ece.neu.edu/faculty/raemer.html.
  • "Obituary: Harold R. Raemer of Needham, at 82, NU Professor." Boston Herald, January 22, 2007.
  • Raemer, Harold R. Radar Systems Principles. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1997.
  • Raemer, Harold R. Statistical Communication Theory and Applications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969.
Title
Finding aid for the Harold R. Raemer Papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by Dominique Medal
Date
September, 2010
Language of description
Description Is In English

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
92 Snell Library
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US