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William Arthur Martin
|Doctoral advisor||Marvin Minsky|
After graduating from Northwest Classen High School, where he was a state wrestling champion, he attended MIT where he received a bachelor's degree (1960), master's (1962) and a Ph.D. (1967) in electrical engineering under supervision of Marvin Minsky, with a dissertation on Symbolic Mathematical Laboratory. He joined MIT as an assistant professor of electrical engineering in 1968 and was promoted to associate professor in 1972. In 1975, he received tenure. He held a joint appointment at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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