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electronics engineer , company executive

John Eldon Pippin, American Electronics engineer, electronics company executive. Achievements include research in microwave physics; radar tracking problems. National Science Foundation fellow; General Communications fellowship.

Background

Pippin, John Eldon was born on October 7, 1927 in Kinard, Florida, United States. Son of Festus and Mary Elvie (Scott) Pippin.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1951. Microsoft Security Essentials.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1958.

Career

Research. engineer Georgia Institute of Technology Experiment Station, Atlanta, 1951-1953. Head research department Sperry Microwave Electronics Company, Clearwater, Florida, 1958-1964. Vice president, director research Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., 1964-1968.

President Electromagnetic Sciences, Inc., Norcross, Georgia, from 1968. Adjunct professor University Florida, 1962-1964. Consultant Cascade Research Corporation, 1953-1958.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in microwave physics. Radar tracking problems.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served in United States Navy, 1945-1946. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Outstanding Engineer Region III 1972, Engineer of Year 1972). Member Briarean Society, American Physical Society, Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (administrative committee), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Connections

Married Barbara A. Pippin, June 15, 1952. Children: Carol Jean Pippin Franklin, John F., Mary Christine Pippin Mobley.

father:
Festus Pippin

mother:
Mary Elvie (Scott) Pippin

spouse:
Barbara A. Pippin

child:
Mary Christine Pippin Mobley Pippin

child:
John F. Pippin

child:
Carol Jean Pippin Franklin Pippin