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Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman, American computer architect, engineer, educator, researcher. National Science Foundation grantee, 1976-1978.


  • Freeman, Martin was born on September 26, 1944 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Reubin and Minnie (Kahn) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytech. Institute, 1965; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Information Sciences, University Pennsylvania, 1971.


    • Associate professor computer science American University, Washington, 1971-1978. Member technical staff Bell Laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey, 1978-1982. Senior computer architect Signetics Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, 1982-1986.

      Industrial fellow Stanford (California) University, 1986-1987. Principal scientist Philips Research Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, since 1988. Visiting associate professor electrical engineering Stanford University, 1977-1978.

      General chairman Second International Symposium on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Palo Alto, California, 1987, First International Workshop on Transaction Machine Architectures, Lake Arrowhead, California, 1988. General chairman Hot Chips Symposium, 1991.


    • Inventor pattern matching, memory management units.


    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Certified of Appreciation 1987, computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, chairman technical committee on microprosessors 1986-1988, P1285 scalable storage interface standards activity since 1992, Meritorious Service award 1993), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Computing Machinery (Certified of Appreciation 1987), Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.



    Films, theater.


    • Married Barbara Frutiger Cechmanek, August 17, 1975. Children: Robert, Michael.
    • father: Reubin Freeman
    • mother: Minnie (Kahn) Freeman
    • spouse: Barbara Frutiger Cechmanek
    • children: Robert Freeman
    • Michael Freeman
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    Born September 26, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1965
      Rensselaer Polytech. Institute
    • 1966
      Columbia University
    • 1971
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1971 - 1978
      Associate, professor computer science American University
      Washington, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      member, technical staff Bell Laboratories
      Whippany, New Jersey, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      senior, computer architect Signetics Corporation
      Sunnyvale, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      industrial fellow, Stanford (California) University
    • 1988
      principal scientist, Philips Research Laboratories
      Palo Alto, California, United States