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Robert W. Cline Papers

Collection 268

Cline, Robert W. (1932- ). Papers, 1964-1994, n.d.

8 feet, 5 inches; oversize

Robert William Cline was born on October 3, 1932. He attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1960 and Master’s degree in 1963. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin and received his doctorate the fall of 1968. His dissertation was titled “Optimization of the Detectability of Array Receiving Systems.”

Beginning in 1969, Dr. Cline taught electrical engineering at USL. He held the rank of associate professor until his retirement in 1994. He is the author of many publications, belonged to many professional societies, and received many honors and awards. He is married to Gloria Stark Cline, former director of Edith Garland Dupré Library. The couple resides in Lafayette, Louisiana.

This collection consists of Dr. Cline’s working files. These files contain correspondence, grant material, conference material, scholarship material, committees.

Dr. Robert Cline donated this collection.

Series:

A. Personal 1-01 through 1-07
B. Correspondence 1-08 through 2-27
C. Committees 2-28 through 4-18
    9-01 through 9-04, Box 10
D. Grants 4-19 through 5-22
E. Conferences and Presentations 5-23 through 6-37
F. Scholarship 7-01 through 7-26
G. Reports 7-27 through 8-08
H. Class Material 8-09 through 8-21
I. Publications 8-22 through 8-36
J. Oversize Map Case 8-10

Inventory:

Box 1
  A. Personal
    1-01 Résumé
    1-02 Awards and Certificates, 1970s-1990s
    1-03 Article Written by Cline, 1995
    1-04 Photographs, mostly unidentified, n.d.
    1-05 Employment Appointments, Correspondence, n.d.
    1-06 Personal Correspondence, 1966-1985
    1-07 Blue Key Alumni Award, Correspondence, 1990
  B. Correspondence
    1-08 General, 1986-1992
    1-09 Letters of Recommendations, 1991-1996
    1-10 Telecommunications (old), 1986-1987
    1-11 Telecommunications, 1990
    1-12 Dr. Ben Leon, 1990
    1-13 Dr. George Thomas, 1990-1993
    1-14 International Communications Foundation, 1992
    1-15 Center for Telecommunications Studies, 1992
    1-16 Center for Telecommunications Studies, 1993
    1-17 Industry Telecommunications Advisory Committee, 1992-1995
    1-18 Louisiana Telephone Association, 1986-1993
    1-19 Internship (current), 1989-1995
    1-20 International Communications Association, 1992-1996
    1-21 Center for Telecommunications Study, 1990-1995
    1-22 Telecommunications, 1991-1996
    1-23 Center for Telecommunications, Study, 1990-1992
    1-24 General, Outgoing, 1973-1977
    1-25 General, Outgoing, 1969-1973
    1-26 Internship (past), 1984-1986
    1-27 International Communication Association, Paper Contest, 1989
    1-28 International Communication Association, 1990-1991
    1-29 International Communication Association, Grant Proposal, 1991
    1-30 International Communication Association, Preliminary Draft Degree, 1985
    1-31 International Communication Association, Survey, n.d.
       
Box 2
    2-01 Telecommunications (past), 1984-1986
    2-02 Correspondence (old), 1977-1985
    2-03 Bruce Shriver, 1989-1990
    2-04 Center for Communications Studies, 1990-1992
    2-05 E.E. Alumni, 1974
    2-06 Internship Program, 1986
    2-07 Center for Telecommunication Studies, 1992
    2-08 Center for Telecommunication Studies, 1991
    2-09 Telecommunications, 1982-1983
    2-10 Hughes Aircraft, 1985-1990
    2-11 Dr. Anthony B. Pointer, 1992
    2-12 Telecommunications, 1980-1985
    2-13 Graduates, 1986-1989
    2-14 Industry Telecommunication Advisory, 1985-1988
    2-15 Industry Telecommunication Advisory, 1987-1988
    2-16 Former Students, 1991-1995
    2-17 Former Students, 1991-1995
    2-18 Industry Telecommunication Advisory (past), 1988-1989
    2-19 Research Office, 1994-1995
    2-20 Telecommunication Directory, 1996
    2-21 NASA – Fellowship, 1972
    2-22 Telecommunication Videos, 1989
    2-23 Center for Telecommunications Studies, Video Program, 1990-1991
    2-24 High School Recruiting, 1983
    2-25 Hughes Aircraft, 1980s
    2-26 Hughes Aircraft, 1980s
    2-27 Telecommunications Lab, 1988
  C. Committees
    2-28 Planning and Research, 1991
    2-29 Board of Regents, “Review”, 1986
    2-30 Board of Regents, “Review”, 1986
    2-31 Industry Telecommunications Advisory Committee, 1986-2000
    2-32 Industry Telecommunications Advisory Committee, 1986-2000
    2-33 National Engineering Consortium, University Advisory Council, 1990-1991
    2-34 Center for Telecommunications Studies, 1995-1996
    2-35 Center for Telecommunications Studies, 1995-1996
       
Box 3
    3-01 “QSN”, 1989-1990
    3-02 IEEE Conference Committee, 1986
    3-03 College Tenure, 1993
    3-04 Industry Telecom Advisory, 1985-1990
    3-05 Center for Telecommunications Studies (current), 1995
    3-06 Center for Telecommunications Studies (current), 1995
    3-07 Center for Telecommunications Studies, 1995-1996
    3-08 University Research Park, 1991
    3-09 Strategic Planning, 1988-1989
    3-10 Strategic Planning, 1990-1991
    3-11 Strategic Planning, 1991
    3-12 Department Tenure, 1994-1996
    3-13 Telecommunication Faculty Meetings, 1989-1994
    3-14 Department Head, 1992-1993
    3-15 Engineering Awards, 1974-1975
    3-16 Distinguished Professor Awards, 1975-1983
    3-17 Graduate Faculty, 1985-1992
    3-18 Graduate Faculty, 1988-1989
    3-19 Faculty, 1983-1991
    3-20 Industry Advisory (previous), 1988-1991
    3-21 Industry Advisory, 1983-1987
    3-22 Industry Advisory, 1983-1987
    3-23 INTAC Meetings, 1994-1995
    3-24 INTAC Meetings, 1994-1995
    3-25 Board of Regents, Telecommunications Ph.D. Program, 1991
    3-26 SACS – Self Study, 1978
    3-27 ECPD Accreditations, 1960s
    3-28 Computer Engineering, 1980s
    3-29 ABET Announcements, 1986-1989
    3-30 LEQST, 1988-1989
       
Box 4
    4-01 INTAC, 1992-1993
    4-02 INTAC, 1992-1993
    4-03 Richard O’Krepi Professorship, 1996
    4-04 Telecommunications, Ph.D. Program, 1995
    4-05 INTAC, 1995
    4-06 Board of Regents, LEQSF, 1990
    4-07 INTAC, 1996
    4-08 Richard O’Krepi Professorship, 1995
    4-09 BSEE, Telecommunications Scholarship Recipient, 1985-1986
    4-10 INTAC, 1989
    4-11 LEQSF, 1995
    4-12 ICA Graduate Student Paper Contest, 1993
    4-13 INTAC, 1990
    4-14 ICA, 1996
    4-15 Department of Electrical Engineering, Position Available, 1993
    4-16 Department of Electrical Engineering, Position Available, 1993
    4-17 Telecommunications Proposal, 1986
    4-18 Dr. Benjamin Leon, 1986
  D. Grants
    4-19 Hewitt Packard, 1992-1993
    4-20 LEQSF Matching Funds to Endow Chairs, 1991
    4-21 Endowment Challenge Grant Program, 1993
    4-22 8g Proposal Networking Lab, 1989
    4-23 8g Proposal LEQSF, 1987
    4-24 National Telecommunication and Information Administration, 1995
    4-25 Haliburton, 1974, 1979
    4-26 AT&T, 1984-1985
    4-27 “Acute”, 1983
    4-28 LEQSF Telecommunication Networking Lab, 1987-1988
    4-29 Telecommunication Option Proposal to State Board, 1980-1981
    4-30 ICA, 1984-1985
    4-31 ICA, 1986-1988
       
Box 5
    5-01 ABET Visit, August 1986
    5-02 Northern Telecommunications, 1991
    5-03 NASA, 1970
    5-04 Amoco, 1970
    5-05 ICA, 1990
    5-06 Telecommunication Option to BSEE Degree Program, 1980
    5-07 Curriculum Development, 1981-1982
    5-08 MS Telecommunications, 1991
    5-09 MS Telecommunications, 1990
    5-10 MS Telecommunications, 1990
    5-11 MS Telecommunications, 1990
    5-12 Louisiana Department of Education, 1974
    5-13 Louisiana Department of Education, 1970
    5-14 Louisiana Department of Education, 1970s
    5-15 LESQF, 1986
    5-16 Placement Office, 1987
    5-17 Bellsouth, 1987-1989
    5-18 Bellsouth Corporation, 1990
    5-19 Bellsouth Corporation, 1990
    5-20 Bellsouth Foundation, 1986-1990
    5-21 Bellsouth, 1991
    5-22 Bellsouth, 1987-1988
  E. Conferences and Presentations
    5-23 ITU, Telecom, 1987
    5-24 NCF, 1987
    5-25 National IEEE Telemetry Conference, 1968
    5-26 NTC, 1980
    5-27 TCA, 1989
    5-28 National Telecom Forum, University of Colorado, 1990
    5-29 South Central Bell, 1989
    5-30 INTAC, 1989
    5-31 IBM, 1990
    5-32 PTC, 1986
    5-33 University of Colorado Workshop, 1986
    5-34 University of Colorado Workshop, 1986
       
Box 6
    6-01 SWIEEECO, 1973
    6-02 Bellsouth, 1990
    6-03 Bellsouth Foundation, 1990
    6-04 Bellsouth Foundation, 1990
    6-05 Bellsouth Foundation, 1990
    6-06 BellSouth Foundation, 1990
    6-07 University of Alabama, February 1989
    6-08 Presentation Ceremony (Telecommunications Systems), 1991
    6-09 Entergy, 1992
    6-10 Governor Conference on Rural Development, 1991
    6-11 “A Focus on the South”, 1994
    6-12 21st Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, 1993
    6-13 Telecommunications Symposium, USL, 1993
    6-14 Telecommunications Symposium, USL, 1993
    6-15 TERN, Telecommunications Education and Research Network, 1991-1992
    6-16 TERN, Telecommunications Education and Research Network, 1991-1992
    6-17 JPL Lecture, 1991
    6-18 Seminar Speakers, EECEE 423-424, 1988
    6-19 Telecommunications, 1985
    6-20 NTC, 1980
    6-21 NEC, 1983
    6-22 PTC, Pacific Telecommunications Council, 1989
    6-23 PTC, Pacific Telecommunications Council, 1988
    6-24 University of California, Berkeley, 1982
    6-25 ASEE – Gulf Southwest Section, Louisiana Tech University, 1983
    6-26 CBC (Christian Brothers College) – Chattanooga, 1985
    6-27 IEEE Region 5, 1985
    6-28 ICA, 1990
    6-29 TCA, 1992
    6-30 Super Comm/ICC, 1994
    6-31 Super Comm/ICC, 1994
    6-32 Super Comm/ICC, 1994
    6-33 USL, 1986-1987
    6-34 USL, 1986-1987
    6-35 TCA, 1990
    6-36 IBE, International Business Exchange, 1992
    6-37 LTA, 1980s
       
Box 7
  F. Scholarships
    7-01 Bruce Howat Scholarship Award, 1985-1986
    7-02 ICA, International Communications Association, 1984-1986
    7-03 ICA, International Communications Association, 1984-1986
    7-04 ICA, International Communications Association, 1985-1986
    7-05 Louisiana Telephone Association (past), 1983-1995
    7-06 Louisiana Telephone Association (past), 1983-1995
    7-07 TENECO, 1986-1987
    7-08 Electrical and Computing Engineering, USL, 1988-1991
    7-09 IBM Proposal, 1994
    7-10 ICA (past), 1983-1988
    7-11 GMISCA (General Motors), 1983-1984
    7-12 ICA, 1990
    7-13 EAL (Educational Assistant Ltd.), 1989
    7-14 State Farm, 1995
    7-15 EDS, 1990
    7-16 Bell Communications Research, 1988
    7-17 Shell Oil, 1987-1989
    7-18 BSEE – Telecommunications, 1991
    7-19 ICA, 1990
    7-20 Telecommunications, Ph.D. Program USL, 1994
    7-21 Telecommunications, 1994
    7-22 SWIEECO Applicants, 1994
    7-23 Motorola Telecommunications, 1994
    7-24 ICA, 1989
    7-25 Telecommunications, USL, 1989
    7-26 CTS, 1989
  G. Reports
    7-27 ICA, 1980s
    7-28 INTAC, 1988
    7-29 INTAC, 1989
       
Box 8
    8-01 ICA, 1990
    8-02 ICA, 1990
    8-03 Telecommunications, USL, An Update, 1989
    8-04 CTS, 5-Year Plan, 1989
    8-05 ABET Accreditation, 1991
    8-06 CTS, 5-Year Plan, 1989
    8-07 CTS, 1993-1994
    8-08 CTS, 5-Year Plan, 1989
  H. Class Material
    8-09 Electrical Engineering, 1985-1990
    8-10 Electrical Engineering, Miscellaneous, 1985
    8-11 Electrical Engineering, Miscellaneous, 1985
    8-12 Electrical Engineering, Miscellaneous, 1985
    8-13 EECE 341, Unit 1, Form A, n.d.
    8-14 “An Electromagnetic Teaching Aid”, n.d.
    8-15 Course Material for High School, n.d.
    8-16 EECE 433, Final Exam, 1996
    8-17 EECE 365-465, 1989
    8-18 Telecommunications M.A. Program, 1985-1992
    8-19 EECE 333, Bibliography, Spring 1996
    8-20 Course Offerings/Descriptions, n.d.
    8-21 Telecommunications, Graduate Course, 1996
  I. Publications
    8-22 Telecommunications, 1980s
    8-23 JASA Articles, n.d.
    8-24 Newsletters (inactive), 1974-1975
    8-25 “Telecommunications Education in the United States: An Informational Guide and Assessment”, by Jane M. Clemensen, University of California, Berkeley, February 1983
    8-26 “Automated Advising System, Senior Design Project”, by Monica G.S. Lanclos, Brett H. Pontiff, Jeffry Tondang, and David Traugott – EECE 460—4, Engineering Department, USL, December 1995
    8-27 USL, Miscellaneous, 1987
    8-28 Communications News, 1987
    8-29 Telecommunications, News Releases, 1980s-1990s
    8-30 Communication News, 1982
    8-31 Telecommunications Manpower, Articles, 1981
    8-32 TEKOM Marketing Plans, n.d.
    8-33 Electrical Engineering Newsletter, 1989
    8-34 Electrical Engineering Newsletter, 1980-1981
    8-35 Electrical Engineering Newsletter, 1981
    8-36 USL Foundation, 1989, 1991
       
Box 9
  C. Committees (cont.)
    9-01 Louisiana Telecommunications Task Force (Reports, Agenda and Minutes to Meetings, Correspondence), 30 November 1993 – 24 January 1994
    9-02 Louisiana Telecommunications Task Force (Reports, Agenda and Minutes to Meetings, Correspondence), 25 January – 3 February 1994
    9-03 Louisiana Telecommunications Task Force (Reports, Agenda and Minutes to Meetings, Correspondence), 4 February – 30 March 1994
    9-04 Louisiana Telecommunications Task Force (Reports, Agenda and Minutes to Meetings, Correspondence), 11 April – 9 August 1994
       
Box 10
    10-01 Floppy Disk: Louisiana Telecommunications Task Force Study, Word Perfect 5.1 File, n.d.
       
Map Case: 8-10
  J. Oversize
    Certificates:
    1. Dr. Robert Cline: State of Louisiana, Member, Louisiana Telecommunication Task Force, 10 November 1993
    2. Dr. Robert Cline: State of Louisiana, Contributions and Support of the Governor’s Conference on Rural Development, 15 May 1991
    3. Dr. Robert Cline: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Member, 1 June 1969
    4. Dr. Robert Cline: Louisiana State Board of Registration Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 14 January 1964