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Dr. Miles Cochrane was a member of the Robotech Research and Development. He and his accomplice, Dr. Samson Beckett, were in charge of overseeing research on the Robotech Masters' alien technology. They were the first team to study the captured Bioroid and its deceased pilot. They had initially discovered that the alien pilot may have been an actual sentient living being, much closer to a human than an unthinking android as previously thought. They were also in charge of studying the alien Red Bioroid pilot Zor Prime. They usually reported their findings directly to Chief-of-Staff Rolf Emerson.