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A. G. Anderson

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Dates

November 22, 1926 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Anderson, A. G. (Arthur George), 1926-

Biography

Abstract

During the course of his 33-year IBM career, Arthur Anderson held a variety of research, development and manufacturing positions. He was awarded the American Physical Society's George E. Pake Prize in 1984.

Important Dates

November 22, 1926Birth, Evanston (Ill.).

1949Obtained BS in Physics, University of San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.).

1951Obtained MS, Northwestern University, Evanston (Ill.).

1951 – presentTechnical Engineer (1951-1953); Computer and Physics Researcher, Watson Scientific Comuting Laboratory (1953-1958); Physicist, Watson Scientific Comuting Laboratory (1958-1959); Research Physicist, Watson Scientific Comuting Laboratory (1959-1961); Director, San Jose Research Laboratory (1961-1963); Assistant Director of Research, Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1963-1965); Staff Director, Corporate Technical Committee (1965-1967); Director of Research (1967-1970); Director of Technical Assessment, Data Processing Group (1971-1972); Vice President and President, General Products Division (1972-1979); Vice President and Executive, Data Processing Product Group (1979-1981); Vice President and President, General Products Division (1981-1983); Vice President and Executive, Information Systems and Technology Group (1983-1984); Member, Board of Directors, IBM World Trade Europe/Middle East/Africa Corporation (1979-1984); and Consultant on Research and Development Management (1984-present), International Business Machines (IBM), Armonk (N.Y.).

1958Obtained PhD in Physics, New York University, New York (N.Y.).

1970 – 1971Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

1984Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Evanston (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

San Francisco (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Evanston (Ill.)

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Armonk (N.Y.)

Subjects

Physics -- Industrial applications.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at IBM.

Chang, Leroy L.

Both employed at IBM.

Demuth, Joseph, 1946-

Both employed at IBM.

Esaki, Reona, 1925-

Both employed at IBM.

Fang, Frank F.

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at IBM.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Kirtley, John R.

Both employed at IBM.

Kryder, Mark H.

Both employed at IBM.

Landauer, Rolf William, 1927-1999

Both employed at IBM.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at IBM.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at IBM.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at IBM.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

Sorokin, Peter P.

Both employed at IBM.

Stiles, Phillip J.

Both employed at IBM.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at IBM.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

Institutions

Major Positions

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Visiting Fellow.

IBM Research

Director, San Jose Research Laboratory; Staff Director, Corporate Technical Committee; Director of Research; Director of Technical Assessment, Data Processing Group; Vice President and President, General Products Division; Vice President and Executive, Data Processing Product Group; and Vice President and Executive, Information Systems and Technology Group.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Technical Engineer; Computer and Physics Researcher; Research Physicist, Watson Scientific Computing Laboratory; and Assistant Director of Research.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

Awarded George E. Pake Prize in 1984.

American Society for Quality Control

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Fellow.

National Academy of Engineering

New York University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1958).

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1951).

University of California, San Francisco. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1949).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Acceptance speech at the American Physical Society's George Pake Award Ceremony, 1984.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA