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Computer science and engineering educator

Franco Paolo Preparata, Italian computer science and engineering educator. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Darlington award 1993), Association Computing Machinery.

Background

Preparata, Franco Paolo was born on December 29, 1935 in Reggio E, Italy. Son of Vincenzo and Stefania Preparata. came to the United States, 1965, naturalized, 1977.

Education

Doctor of Engineering, University Rome, 1959. Libera Docenza, Italian University System, 1969. Doctorate (honorary), University Padova, Italy, 1997.

Career

System analyst, technical manager, Univac, Rome, 1960-1963; senior designer, Selenia S.p.A., Rome, 1963-1965; professorial staff, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1965-1990; professor electrical engineering and computer science, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1970-1990; An Wang professor computer science, Brown U., Providence, since 1991.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Darlington award 1993), Association Computing Machinery.

Connections

Married Rosamaria Cupi, April 30, 1964. Children: Paola, Claudia.

father:
Vincenzo Preparata

mother:
Stefania Preparata

spouse:
Rosamaria Cupi

children:
Paola Preparata

Claudia Preparata