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Electrical engineer , computer company executive

Fred Chernow, American electrical engineer, computer company executive. Ford Foundation fellow, 1962-1964; National Aeronautics and Space Administration grantee, 1973-1975; Air Force Office Science research grantee, 1969-1973.


Chernow, Fred was born on September 13, 1932 in Brooklyn. Son of Jack and Lillian (Slutsky) Chernow.


Bachelor in Physics, Brooklyn College, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, New York University, 1961.


Assistant professor department electrical engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1962-1966. Associate professor electrical engineering University Colorado, Boulder, 1966-1970, professor, 1970-1979. Interim director Computing Center, 1975, assistant to vice president for educational resources, 1976-1978, assistant to chancellor for educational resources, 1976-1978.

President Chernow Communications Inc., Boulder, 1979-1986, ComTel Computer Corporation, 1989-1992. Consultant Electro-Tec. Company, Ormand Beach, Florida, 1962-1967, Coors Corporation, Golden, Colorado, 1971-1973, STW, Vienna, Austria, 1971-1974, KDI, Cincinnati, 1967-1971, ADL, Cambridge, 1969, Friedman & Sons, Denver, 1974-1975, Varian Company, Palo Alto, California, 1970.


Member International Committee on Ion Implantation, since 1976. Organizer 1st United States/China Symposium on Ion Implantation, Peking, 1976. Member American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society (president Rocky Mountain chapter 1969-1970).


Married Phyllis Mack. Children: Hillari, Harneen, Andrew, Alexis.

Jack Chernow

Lillian (Slutsky) Chernow

Phyllis Mack

Hillari Chernow

Harneen Chernow

Andrew Chernow

Alexis Chernow