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Computer science educator

P. Bruce Berra, American computer science educator. United States Air Force Office of Science Research university resident research fellow, 1982-1983.

Background

Berra, P. Bruce was born on April 14, 1935 in Smiths Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Mike John and Dorothy (Nelson) Berra.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1958; Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1968.

Career

Senior engineer, Hughes Aircraft Corporation, Culver City, California, 1958-1960; engineer, technical advisor, Bendix Corporation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1960-1963; instructor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 1964-1965; assistant professor information engineering, Boston University, 1965-1966; associate professor, Syracuse University (New York), 1968-1974, 74—; professor, chairman industrial engineering and operations research, Syracuse University (New York), 1978-1982; professor electrical and computer engineering, Syracuse University (New York), 1982-1996; director, New York State Center for Advanced Technology/Software Engineering, 1991-1996; director Information Technology Research Institute, distinguished professor information technical, Wright State University, Dayton, since 1997. Consultant International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Bell Northern Research, IITRI, PAR Technology, SCEEE, Singer Link, TRW, KAMAN, Opticomp.

Membership

General chairman, organizer Workshop on Database Machines, 1980-1989. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (editor-in-chief Christian Science Press 1981-1983, vice chairman publications board 1984-1985, governing board 1985-1986, 89-91, distinguished visitors program 1986-1988, 89-91, general chairman international conference on data engineering 1986).

Connections

1 son, Marshall R.

father:
Mike John Berra

mother:
Dorothy (Nelson) Berra