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Gerhard Ludwig Hollander, German, American computer company executive. Registered professional engineer, Illinois.


Hollander, Gerhard Ludwig was born on February 27, 1922 in Berlin. Son of Ernst Julius and Cacilie Hollander.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1947. Master of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1948. Electrical engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953.


Registered profile engineer, Illinois Radio buyer Spiegel, Inc., 1940-1942. Research engineer McDonnell Aircraft Company, 1947. Assistant professor engineering St. Saint Louis University, 1948-1949.

Senior engineer servo laboratory Raytheon Manufacturing Company, 1949-1951. Member research staff servomechanisms laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1952-1954. Section head data processing systemsClevite Research Center, 1954-1957.

Section manager computer systems Philco Corporation, 1957-1960. Manager general purpose computer department Hughes Aircraft Company, 1960-1961. President, technical director Hollander Assocs., Fullerton, California, 1961^.

Consultant government agys., industrial firms, 1953^, Argonne National Laboratory, 1957, USAFHdqrs., 1959-1960, International Business Machines Corporation, 1976, Department Defense, 1976-1981, Social Security Administration, 1975-1979, Department of Energy, 1981-1983. United States delegate International Fedn.of Automatic Control Congresses, Moscow, Russia, 1960. Board directors WINCON, 1975-1979, chairman, 1978-1979.

Founding director Elec. and Electronics Exhibits, Inc., 1974.


  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Computers in Control, 1961. Chairman editorial board Computer Design, 1969-1973. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

      Patentee in field.


Mentor University California, Irvine, 1995-1997, advisory board, since 1997. Fellow Institute Advancement Engineering, National Contract Management Association (vice chairman, program chairman 1975-1978), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman computing devices committee, vice chairman computer group 1662-1665, general chairman joint national conference major systems 1971, general chairman Westex '86 Expert Systems conference, chairman board directors Westex 1986-1990, Centennial medal 1984). Member Association Computer Machinery, Operations Research Society of America, American Federation Information Processing Societies (national joint computer committee 1959-1961, director 1962-1965, Cosati representative National Science Foundation 1965-1968), American Automatic Control Council (control advisory committee 1960-1962, mentor 1995-1997, advisory board since 1997), Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Museum.


Married Marianne Schempp, December 24, 1957. Children: Susan, Carolyn, Jeffrey.

Ernst Julius

Cacilie Hollander

Marianne Schempp

Susan Hollander

Carolyn Hollander

Jeffrey Hollander