Log In

Harlow Freitag Edit Profile

computer scientist and corporate executive

Harlow Freitag was American computer scientist and corporate executive. Recipient Outstanding Innovation award International Business Machines Corporation, 1966; recipient Francis Mills Turner award Electrochemical Society, 1959.

Background

Freitag, Harlow was born on April 17, 1936 in Brooklyn. Son of Abraham and Eva (Levine) Freitag.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, New York University, 1955;Master of Science, Yale University, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1959.

Career

Research staff member, International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1961-1970;assistant director computer science, International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1970-1977;assistant director computer science, International Business Machines Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1977-1980;staff vice president, group executive, International Business Machines Corporation, White Plains, New York., 1980-1982;editor Journal Research and Development, International Business Machines Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1982-1985;deputy director, Supercomputing Research Center, Bowie, Maryland., 1986-1991;technical staff, Institute for Defense Analysis, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991-1994;retired, 1994.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1979-1982, Centennial medal 1984), Yale Science and Engineering Association (executive vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1985).

Connections

1 son, Adam.

father:
Abraham Freitag

mother:
Eva (Levine) Freitag