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Computer scientist

John Kent Dixon, American computer scientist. Registered professional engineer, Michigan. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, World Population Society (vice president 1972-1975).

Background

Dixon, John Kent was born on September 1, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Leonard John and Laura (Kyro) Dixon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Lawrence Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Wayne State University, 1964. Master of Science in Physics, University California, Livermore, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, University California, Livermore, 1970.

Career

Electronics engineer, Chrysler Missile Company, Warren, Michigan, 1957-1959;electronics engineer, Bendix Research Laboratory, Southfield, Michigan, 1959-1965;research assistant, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Livermore, 1965-1968;computer scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1968-1974;computer scientist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1974-1986;computer scientist, Gould Electronics, Fairfax, Virginia, 1986-1988;computer scientist, System Planning Corporation, Rosslyn, Virginia, 1988-1991;with, Syseca, Inc., Baltimore, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Michigan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, World Population Society (vice president 1972-1975).

Connections

Married Alice Coveyou, June 18, 1959 (divorced). Children: Bruce, Katherine, Laurie. Married Carolyn Good, December 1, 1979.

Children: Andy, Bethany.

father:
Leonard John Dixon

mother:
Laura (Kyro) Dixon

spouses:
Alice Coveyou

Carolyn Good

children:
Bruce Dixon

Katherine Dixon

Laurie Dixon

Andy Dixon

Bethany Dixon