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James McLinn (Ph.D. 1974, Advisor: W. Zimmermann)


After graduating I worked at Control Data doing mainly electrical and failure analysis. Physics was good background for this.

I am a widower with two children and two grandchildren. My favorite memories were teaching Astro classes as a TA and using the 10” telescope on the roof. We opened the telescope to the public for one lunar eclipse in February. People showed up at 2 am. My favorite professor was Paul Kellogg. I did TA for Kaufmanis and evening sessions.