Irven Travis

Born March 30, 1904, McConnelsville, Ohio, died October 1, 1986; (University of Pennsylvania, Moore School of Electrical Engineering professor who went from the ENIAC project to lead the Burroughs Corporation into computers.

Education: BS, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1926; MS, University of Pennsylvania, 1928; DSc, electrical engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1938.

Professional Experience: University of Pennsylvania: professor, electrical engineering, 1928-1949, supervisor, research, Moore School of Electrical Engineering, 1946-1948; chief, fire-control research, Navy Bureau of Ordnance, 1941-1945; Burroughs Corp.: director, research, 1949-1952, vice president, 1952-1969, member, board of directors, 1950-1971; management consultant, 1969-1986.

Honors and Awards: DEng, Drexel Institute of Technology; fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; fellow, IEEE.

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