Bernard M. Oliver

Computer Scientist

1916 – 1995

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Who was Bernard M. Oliver?

Bernard M. Oliver, aka Barney Oliver, was a scientist who made contributions in many fields, including radar, television, and computers. He was the founder and director of Hewlett Packard laboratories until his retirement in 1981. He is also a recognized pioneer in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Oliver was president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in 1965. In 1986, Oliver was a National Medal of Science recipient for Engineering Science and on February 11, 2004 it was announced that Oliver had been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

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Born
1916
Soquel
Also known as
  • Bernard Oliver
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
Died
Nov 23, 1995

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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