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electronic and computer engineer

Ilhan Uygur, Turkish electronic and computer engineer. Achievements include participation in development of one of the first digital computers. Member Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

Background

Uygur, Ilhan was born on January 21, 1926 in Istanbul. Son of Esref and Hediye (Arif) Y.

Education

Washington State College, 1946-1950, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Surgery. Brown University & Massachusetts Institute, Institution of Technology, 1950-1953, Master of Science Computers & Engineering. Spoken languages: Turkish, English, French.

Career

Research fellow, Washington Institute Technology, 1948-1949; research assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1950-1953; system engineer, manager, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure, Ankara, Turkey, 1955-1958; technical adviser, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe), Paris, 1958-1963; director computer department, International Telecomm. Union, United Nations, Geneva, 1963-1983; director technical cooperative department, International Telecomm. Union, United Nations, Geneva, 1983-1985; senior counsellor, International Telecomm.

Union, United Nations, Geneva, 1985-1986; management consultant, International Telecomm. Union, United Nations, Geneva, since 1987. Management consultant to numerous goverments to review and improve their telecom networks through digitalization and their technical training capacities.

Achievements

  • Achievements include participation in development of one of the first digital computers.

Membership

Member Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computers; music.

Connections

Married Inge Jorgensen, October 26, 1955. Children: Inal, January.

father:
Esref Y.

mother:
Hediye (Arif) Y.

spouse:
Inge Jorgensen

child:
Inal Uygur

child:
January Uygur