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The appointment of James L. Miller as Staff Vice-President, Manufacturing and Materials Research has been announced by Dr. William M. Webster, Vice-President, RCA Laboratories, in Princeton, N.J. In his new position, Mr. Miller is responsible for RCA Laboratories materials and processing research, manufacturing technology, and manufacturing systems.
Mr. Miller joined the RCA Tube Division in Camden in 1948 as an engineer. In 1953 he transferred to the Home Instruments Division, where he worked on the design of color TV systems. He moved to the computer division in 1960, working on high-speed tunnel diode circuits. In 1962 he was promoted to Manager, Optical Character Reader and Card Reader Engineering.
From 1966 to 1969 Mr. Miller served as Managing Director of the RCA Engineering Laboratories in Tokyo, Japan. Upon his return to the RCA Corporate Staff in Cherry Hill, he became Manager, and later Director, of Manufacturing Systems and Technology.
Mr. Miller transferred to RCA Laboratories in 1975 as a Laboratory Director. four years later he was named Director, Systems and Test Engineering, for RCA "SelectaVision" VideoDisc Operations in Indianapolis. He was appointed Division Vice-President in 1981, the position he held until his new assignment at RCA Laboratories.
A native of Havelock, Iowa, he received a B.S. degree in 1948 from Iowa State University and An M.S. degree in 1964 from Drexel University, both in Electrical Engineering.
- RCA 1983 Announcement & Biography
James Miller retired from RCA effective April 1, 1986. James Tietjen, Vice President, RCA Laboratories, announced Jay Brandinger as his replacement in the position of Staff Vice President, Manufacturing amd Materials Research.
See Jim Miller on slide 482 from Memories of VideoDisc.
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