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Computer scientist

Leland Hendry Williams, American computer scientist. Fellow American Science Affiliation; member Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (national council 1968-1971, 73-74, regional conference chairman, member and chairman elect of Distinguished Service Awards committee), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Williams, Leland Hendry was born on February 24, 1930 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Wyman Loren and Carolyn Lorraine (Hendry) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University South Carolina, 1950. Master of Science in Mathematics, University Georgia, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Duke University, 1961.

Career

Mathematician Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama, 1951-1953, Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia, 1957. Research associate, lecturer department mathematics Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1960-1962. Assistant director, assistant professor Computer Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1962-1966.

Director, associate professor Computer Center, Auburn (Alabama) University, 1966-1970. Associate professor, professor computer science Duke University, University North Carolina, North Carolina State University, 1970-1988. President, director Triangle Universities Computation Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1970-1988.

Computer resources architect Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, since 1989. Visiting lecturer Mathematics Association American, 1971-1979. Consultant, visiting professor University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976-1977.

Chairman peer review SIGUCCS, 1983-1988. Member executive committee BITNET, Inc., Washington, 1984-1988. Technical review committee advisory science computing National Science Foundation, Washington, 1984-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.

Politics

Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Fellow American Science Affiliation. Member Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (national council 1968-1971, 73-74, regional conference chairman, member and chairman elect of Distinguished Service Awards committee), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Cornelia Ann Burnett, June 18, 1952. Children: Carolyn Leone Williams James, Leland Hendry.

father:
Wyman Loren Williams

mother:
Carolyn Lorraine (Hendry) Williams

spouse:
Cornelia Ann Burnett

children:
Carolyn Leone Williams James Williams

Leland Hendry Williams