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.
New content Copyright © 2013-2019 by the IEEE Computer Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced or redistributed without the express written permission of the copyright holder.