Eugene I. Gordon

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Eugene Irving Gordon
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Eugene Irving Gordon
Born(1930-09-14)September 14, 1930
DiedSeptember 15, 2014(2014-09-15) (aged 84)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCity College of New York
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
AwardsIEEE Edison Medal (1984)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics

Eugene Irving Gordon (September 14, 1930 – September 15, 2014) was an American physicist. He was Director of the Lightwave Devices Laboratory of Bell Labs.

Biography[edit]

Gordon was born on September 14, 1930 in New York City. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1952 with a B.S. in physics, and completed his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957.[1] He became director of the Lightwave Devices Laboratory of Bell Labs. He married Renate Albrecht on December 31, 1991. He died on September 15, 2014 in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.[2]

Honors and awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eugene I. Gordon". GHN - IEEE Global History Network. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Eugene I. Gordon". The Star Ledger. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. ^ IEEE History Center biography
  4. ^ NAE Archived 2008-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ List of IEEE Vladimir K. Zworykin Award recipients