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consultant , Software engineer , Statistician

Alan Gordon Watson, South African software engineer, consultant, statistician. Recipient National Postgraduate scholarship FRD, 1989, Outstanding Services award South African Airways, 1996. Member Association Computing Machinery.

Background

Watson, Alan Gordon was born on December 19, 1964 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Arrived in South Africa, 1978. Son of Dennis Roy and Valerie Eleanor (Irons) Watson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1985. Bachelor of Science with honors, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1986. Master of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1990.

Career

Systems programmer Softserve Scientific, Johannesburg, 1985-1986. Software consultant, 1986. Director Alan Watson Computer Consultancy Community College.

Research assistant University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1988-1990. Project leader Council for Science and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 1991-1997. Proprietor Corporation Technologies, since 1997.

Membership

Member Association Computing Machinery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, rock climbing, outdoor photography, writing.

Connections

father:
Dennis Roy Watson

mother:
Valerie Eleanor (Irons) Watson