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educator , Computer scientist

Harry George Hedges, American Computer scientist, educator. National Science Foundation science faculty fellow, 1960.

Background

Hedges, Harry George was born on October 7, 1923 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles William and Elsie (Frost) Hedges.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1949;Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1960;Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1954.

Career

Electronics engineer, United States Air Force Wright Air Development Center, Dayton, Ohio., 1949-1951;research associate, University of Michigan, 1951-1954;instructor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1954-1960;assistant professor, Michigan State University, 1960-1963;associate professor, Michigan State University, 1963-1969;professor, department chairman computer science, Michigan State University, 1969-1984;professor emeritus, Michigan State University, since 1988;senior staff associate, National Science Foundation, 1984-1988;head Office Cross-Disciplinary Activities, National Science Foundation, 1988-1992;program director undergraduate education, National Science Foundation, 1992;program director experimental & integrative activities, National Science Foundation, since 1993. Director National Electronics Conference, Inc., 1968-1975.

Membership

Chairman Selective Service Board 264, Lansing, 1970-1976. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Society Engineering Education (chairman N.Central section 1968-1969), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (director 1967-1969, treasurer 1969, vice chairman 1973, chairman 1974, Southeastern Michigan section).

Connections

Married Mary J. Corbishley, June 14, 1944 (deceased). Children: Susan, Martha. Married Kamla J. King, July 24, 1988.

father:
Charles William Hedges

mother:
Elsie (Frost) Hedges

spouses:
Mary J. Corbishley

Kamla J. King

children:
Susan Hedges

Martha Hedges