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educator , Computer scientist

Otway O'Meara Pardee, American computer scientist, educator. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association of University Professors (president Syracuse University chapter 1960), American Physical Society, Mathematics Association American, American Mathematics Society, Association Computing Machinery (chairman Syracuse chapter 1963), Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.

Background

Pardee, Otway O'Meara was born on June 26, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Otway and Mary Gertrude (O'Meara) Pardee.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Washington, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1948.

Career

Instructor mathematics, Syracuse University, New York, 1948-1952; assistant to associate professor, Syracuse University, New York, 1952-1969; director Computing Center, Syracuse University, New York, 1962-1969; professor computer science, Syracuse University, New York, 1969-1986; professor emeritus, Syracuse University, since 1986.

Membership

Served with United States Navy (United States Naval Reserve) 1944-1946. Member American Association of University Professors (president Syracuse University chapter 1960), Association Computing Machinery (chairman Syracuse chapter 1963), American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, American Physical Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Sigma XI, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping; photography.

Connections

Married Marilynn Lowrie, August 9, 1946. Children— Irene, Loraine, Suzanne.

father:
Otway Pardee

mother:
Mary Gertrude (O'Meara) Pardee

spouse:
Marilynn Lowrie

children:
Loraine Pardee

Irene Pardee

Suzanne Pardee