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Computer science educator

Frederick Wayne Blackwell, American computer science educator. Conference attendance grantee National Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden, 1974; Neural Net Research grantee California State University, Sacramento, 1989. Member Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Pattern Recognition Society, International Neural Network Society, Mensa.

Background

Blackwell, Frederick Wayne was born on March 10, 1937 in Rensselaer, Indiana, United States. Son of Paul Francis and Ardis Caroline (Maines) Blackwell.

Education

AB, Indiana University, 1957. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1962. Graduate student, Rand Graduate Institute, Santa Monica, California, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975.

Career

Member technical staff, TRW Systems, Redondo Beach, California, 1962-1967; information scientist, The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1967-1978; assistant professor, California State University, Sacramento, 1978-1980; computing academic coordinator, California State University, Sacramento, 1981; associate professor, California State University, Sacramento, 1981-1984; professor computer science, California State University, Sacramento, since 1984; acting department chair, California State University, Sacramento, 1985; visiting professor, Boston University Overseas Program, Seckenheim, Federal Republic Germany, 1987. Consultant Shearson Loeb Rhoades, New York City, 1980-1981, Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, 1981-1985, Adaptive Technologies, Sacramento, 1984-1985, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The Emerging Technology, 1972, Introduction to Robotics, 1985.

Membership

Member Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Pattern Recognition Society, International Neural Network Society, Mensa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: accomplished pianist.

Connections

Married Iona Ruth Roberts, June 19, 1966 (divorced August 1975). Children: Robert Howard, David Stuart. Married Linda Raeburn Montie, November 28, 1981.

1 stepchild, Megan Elaine McCreary.

father:
Paul Francis Blackwell

mother:
Ardis Caroline (Maines) Blackwell

spouses:
Iona Ruth Roberts

Linda Raeburn Montie

children:
David Stuart Blackwell

Robert Howard Blackwell