Jesse E. Hobson

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Jesse E. Hobson
Born 1910/1911
Died November 5, 1970(1970-11-05) (age 59)
Nationality American
Institutions

SRI International

Armour Research Foundation
Notable awards IEEE Fellow

Jesse Edward Hobson (died November 5, 1970) was the director of SRI International from 1947 to 1955.[1][2][3] Prior to SRI, he was the director of the Armour Research Foundation.[4][5]

Early life and education[edit]

Hobson received bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a PhD in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.[3] Hobson was also selected as a nationally outstanding engineer.[3]

Hobson married Jessie Eugertha Bell on March 26, 1939, and they had five children.[6]

Career[edit]

Awards and memberships[edit]

Hobson was named an IEEE Fellow in 1948.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (1970-11-06). "DR.JESSE HOBSON, RESEARCHER, DIES; Former Head of Stanford Institute Was 59". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  2. ^ Nielson, Donald (2006). A Heritage of Innovation: SRI's First Half Century. SRI International. pp. F1–4. ISBN 978-0-9745208-1-0. 
  3. ^ a b c Gillmor, C. Stewart (2004-09-22). Fred Terman at Stanford: building a discipline, a university, and Silicon Valley. Stanford University Press. pp. 291–293. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  4. ^ "J. E. Hobson". SRI International. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  5. ^ "Illinois Tech Announces New Agency for License of Armour Wire Recorder". Billboard. 1946-06-06. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  6. ^ "Obituary: Jessie Eugertha Bell Hobson". The Powhatan County Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  7. ^ "Awards to Staff by Professional Societies". SRI International. Retrieved 2013-07-01.