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educator , Computer scientist

George Hans Burgin, Swiss computer scientist, educator. Achievements include invention of adaptive maneuvering logic air combat simulation program; patents for algorithm for a quadrature modulator precompensation. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior life).

Background

Burgin, George Hans was born on February 13, 1930 in Liestal, Switzerland. Son of Jakob and Fanny Burgin.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1961.

Career

Design specialist General dynamics corporation, San Diego, 1962-1964. Senior scientist Decision Science, 1964-1982. Chief scientist Titan Systems, 1982-1994.

Principal staff engineer Titan Information Systems, 1994-1996, chief engineer, 1996-1998. Staff engineer CommQuest Technologies, 1998-1999, International Business Machines Corporation/Encinitas, 1999-2000, Triton Newtork Systems, 2000—2001. Senior staff scientist Natural Selection, Inc., La Jolla, California, since 2002.

Lecturer San Diego State University, 1979—1989. 1st lieutenant Swiss Army.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of adaptive maneuvering logic air combat simulation program. Patents for algorithm for a quadrature modulator precompensation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: book Simulation, second edition, 1989. Author: (program) Adaptive Maneuvering Logic. Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Served to First lieutenant Swiss Army. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Connections

Married Ulrike Franziska, July 8, 1960. Children: Bernard, Claudia, Paul.

father:
Jakob Burgin

mother:
Fanny Burgin

spouse:
Ulrike Franziska

children:
Bernard Burgin

Claudia Burgin

Paul Burgin