1920 – 2003
Who was Wilbur Davenport?
Wilbur B. Davenport Jr. was an American engineer and scientist, known for his work on communications systems. He received his S.M. and Ph.D. from M.I.T. where he became assistant professor and professor. From 1951 he worked with Lincoln Lab as leader of the research group on communications technology. He published Probability and Random Processes and An Introduction to the Theory of Random Signals and Noise with William L. Root. Davenport was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and received the IEEE Pioneer Award for his spread spectrum research with Paul E. Green, Mortimer Rogoff and Louis A. deRosa.
We need you!
Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!
Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:
"Wilbur Davenport." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 30 Sep. 2023. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/wilbur_davenport>.