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Computer sciences educator

Allen Newell, American computer sciences educator. Recipient Harry Goode award American Federation Information Processing Societies, 1971; with H.A. Simon A.M. Turing award Association Computing Machinery, 1975.

Background

Newell, Allen was born on March 19, 1927 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Robert R. and Jeannette (LeValley) Newell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Stanford University, 1949. Postgraduate in mathematics, Princeton University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Adminstrn, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1957.

Career

Research scientist Research and Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1950-1961. University professor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1961-1992. U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor in Computer Science, 1976-1992.

Consultant Xerox Corporation.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Psychological Association, Association Computing Machinery, National Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts and Science Institute Management Science.

Connections

Married Noel Marie McKenna, December 20, 1947. 1 son, Paul Allen.

father:
Robert R. Newell

mother:
Jeannette (LeValley) Newell

spouse:
Noel Marie McKenna