Donald Welbourn

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Donald B Welbourn
Born 1916
Died 3 March 2009
Nationality British
Occupation Engineer, Academic

Donald Welbourn FREng was an English Engineer, and a pioneer of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) research and development in the United Kingdom.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Donald B.Welbourn was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge (BA 1937), and became a University Lecturer in 1952.[4]

CAD/CAM[edit]

Donald was a key pioneer of CADCAM research and development in the UK.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Donald was married to Esther,[6] Fellow of New Hall, Cambridge, predeceased him in 2001. He leaves a daughter, Ann, and a son, Hugh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CAD/CAM Pioneer Donald Welbourn". Archived from the original on 2012-04-06. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Development of Computer Aided Design and Manufacture - CADCAM". Archived from the original on 2013-07-01. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Arbeitsberichte des Institut fuer mathematische Maschinen und Datenverarbeitung (Informatik)". Cambridge University. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "D. B. Welbourn". Cambridge University. Archived from the original on 2012-05-16. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "CADCAM pioneer Donald Welbourn dies". Delcam plc. Archived from the original on 2009-03-15. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "New Hall Archives". Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 14 January 2014.