Paul E. Ceruzzi

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Paul E. Ceruzzi
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Residence United States
Fields Aerospace electronics, computing, microelectronics, missile guidance & control[1]
Institutions Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Alma mater Yale University

Paul E. Ceruzzi (born 1949) is curator of Aerospace Electronics and Computing at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.[2]

Life[edit]

Ceruzzi received a BA from Yale University in 1970, and a PhD from the University of Kansas in 1981, both in American studies.[1] Before joining the National Air and Space Museum, he was a Fulbright scholar[3] in Hamburg, Germany, and taught History of Technology at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.[4] Ceruzzi is the author and co-author of several books on the history of computing and aerospace technology. He has curated or assisted in the mounting of several exhibitions at NASM, including: Beyond the Limits - Flight Enters the Computer Age, The Global Positioning System - A New Constellation, Space Race, How Things Fly and the James McDonnell Space Hangar of the Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, at Dulles Airport.


Works[edit]

  • Reckoners: The Prehistory of The Digital Computer (1983)
  • Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age (1989)
  • Landmarks in Digital Computing: A Smithsonian Pictorial History (1994)
  • A History of Modern Computing (1998)
  • Ceruzzi, Paul E (May 2003). A History of Modern Computing (2nd edition ed.). MIT Press. p. 445. ISBN 978-0-262-53203-7.  [5]
  • Internet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, 1945-2005 (2008).
  • Computing: A Concise History (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "AERONAUTICS AND SPACE HISTORY RESEARCH STAFF". Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Paul E. Ceruzzi - The MIT Press". Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Paul Ceruzzi: Links". Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  4. ^ "2004 MAPLD International Conference: Paul Ceruzzi Biography". Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Amazon.co.uk Paul E. Ceruzzi Books". Retrieved 2009-04-12. 

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