Wilmer L. Barrow
|Wilmer L. Barrow|
July 26, 1903|
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
|Died||August 29, 1975
Tuftonboro, New Hampshire, U.S.
|Notable awards||IEEE Edison Medal|
He was vice president for research, development and engineering of the Sperry Rand Corporation.
A obtained a BSEE degree in 1926 from Louisiana State University.
He was elected to the grade of Fellow in the IEEE in 1941, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1942. In 1943 he received the IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award In 1966 he received the IEEE Edison Medal For a career of meritorious achievement-innovating, teaching and developing means for transmission of electromagnetic energy at microwave frequencies. He was a member of Sigma Xi.