Robert Everett (computer scientist)
|Robert Rivers Everett|
June 26, 1921 |
Yonkers, New York
|Alma mater||Duke University (B.S., 1942)
MIT (M.S., 1943))
|Known for||MIT Whirlwind
SAGE computer systems
|Notable awards||Computer History Museum Fellow (2009) |
In 1945 he worked with Jay Forrester on the Whirlwind project, one of the first real time electronic computers. In 1958 he was a founding member of the MITRE Corporation, and was its president from 1969 to 1986.
In 2009, he was named the winner of the 2008 Eugene G. Fubini Award for outstanding contributions to the Department of Defense (DoD). In 2009, he was also made a Fellow of the Computer History Museum "for his work on the MIT Whirlwind and SAGE computer systems and a lifetime of directing advanced research and development projects."
- "Robert Everett". Computer History Museum. Retrieved 2013-05-23.
- MITRE Biography
- Who's who in Frontiers of Science and Technology (1985)
- MIT Archives
- 1989 Laureates—National Medal of Technology and Innovation
- MITRE Press Release, 28 January 2009
John L. McLucas
|President of MITRE
1969 – 1986
Charles A. Zraket
||Chairman of the Defense Science Board
1988 – 1989
John S. Foster, Jr.
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