Miles V. Klein

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Miles V. Klein received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 1961. He spent 1961 as a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Metal Research in Stuttgart, Germany and has been on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1962. He is best known for his experimental and theoretical work on Raman (inelastic light) scattering from impurity modes in insulators, from semiconductors and from metals, including superconductors. He won the American Physical Society’s Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids in 1990 and is a Fellow of the APS, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and was named an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society.