Donald Welbourn

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Donald B Welbourn
Born1916
Died3 March 2009
NationalityBritish
OccupationEngineer, 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 6 April 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  2. ^ "The Development of Computer Aided Design and Manufacture - CADCAM". Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Arbeitsberichte des Institut fuer mathematische Maschinen und Datenverarbeitung (Informatik)". Cambridge University. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  4. ^ "D. B. Welbourn". Cambridge University. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  5. ^ "CADCAM pioneer Donald Welbourn dies". Delcam plc. Archived from the original on 15 March 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  6. ^ "New Hall Archives". Retrieved 14 January 2014.

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