Eli Fromm

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Eli Fromm (born 7 May 1939)[1] is professor emeritus and Electrical and Computer Engineering Leroy A. Brothers Professor[2] in the College of Engineering at Drexel University.

Professor Fromm received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel in 1962, a Masters in Engineering also from Drexel in 1964, and his Ph.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1967.[3] He worked as in engineer in the Missile and Space Division of General Electric in 1962, then at the Applied Physics Laboratory at DuPont Company in Wilmington Delaware, 1963; he began working at Drexel as an assistant professor in 1967. In 2002 he became the first recipient of the National Academy of Engineering's Gordon Prize,[4] considered to be one of the Nobel Prizes of Engineering[5] — the others being the Academies Russ Prize and Draper Prize. Professor Fromm was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2004.[6]


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  2. ^ "Drexel's 2017 Service Recognition, By the Numbers". Drexel University. 12 December 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Eli Fromm". Drexel University. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Dr. Eli Fromm". National Academy of Engineering. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  5. ^ William A. Wulf and George M.C. Fisher "A Makeover for Engineering Education" Issues in Science & Technology Spring 2002 p. 35-39
  6. ^ "Member Directory". National Academy of Engineering. Retrieved 18 October 2018.