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Electrical engineering educator

Paul Peter Biringer, Canadian Electrical engineering educator. Recipient Pleyel research award, 1950, Son's of Martha medal, 1968, Medal of Honour International Union Electroheat, 1992; senior research fellow National Research Council Canada, 1967; Erskin fellow U. Canterbury, Christchurch, 1987.

Background

Biringer, Paul Peter was born on October 1, 1924 in Marosvasarhely, Hungary. Son of Arpad and Eszter (Izsak) Biringer. emigrated to Canada, 1952, naturalized, 1957.

Education

Diploma in engineering, U. Budapest, 1947; diploma M.Applied Science, U. Stockholm, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Toronto, 1956.

Career

Research associate, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1947-1952; research associate, U. Toronto, 1952-1957; member of faculty, U. Toronto, 1957-1990; professor electrical engineering, U. Toronto, 1965-1990; professor emeritus, U. Toronto, since 1990. Vice Chairman of the Board Governors George Brown College Applied Arts and Technology, 1976;consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, patentee in field, inventor magnetic frequency changers.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Centennial medal 1984), Magnetic Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Achievement award 1989, Distinguished lecturer 1992), Academy Engineering Canada. Member Engineering.Inst. Canada, Association Professional Engineers, Ontario, american Society Engineering Education, Congress International Grands Reseaux, International Electric Comm., Toronto Law Tennis Club, Empire Club.

Connections

Married Barbro E.G. Rengman, April 15, 1952. Children: Anne Barbro, Monica Eva.

father:
Arpad Biringer

mother:
Eszter (Izsak) Biringer

spouse:
Barbro E.G. Rengman

children:
Anne Barbro Biringer

Monica Eva Biringer