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researcher , computer scientist

Per Brinch Hansen, Danish computer scientist, researcher. Recipient Chancellor's medal Syracuse University, 1989; grantee National Science Foundation, Army Research Office, Office Naval Research, Rome Air Development Center. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life; Computer Pioneer award 2002).

Background

Hansen, Per Brinch was born on November 13, 1938 in Copenhagen. Came to the United States, 1970, naturalized, 1992. Son of Jorgen Brinch and Elsebeth (Ring) Hansen.

Education

Master of Science, Technology University Denmark, Copenhagen, 1963. Dr.techn., Technology University Denmark, Copenhagen, 1978.

Career

Systems programmer, Regnecentralen, Copenhagen, 1963-1970;manager software development, Regnecentralen, Copenhagen, 1967-1970;research associate, Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1970-1972;associate professor, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1972-1976;department chairman computer science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1976-1977;professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1976-1984;Henry Salvatori professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1984;professor, U. Copenhagen, 1984-1987;distinguished professor, Syracuse (New York) U., since 1987. Consultant Burroughs, Honeywell, International Business Machines Corporation, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mostek, TRW, others.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Association for Computing Machinery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, photography, jazz.

Connections

Married Milena Marija Hrastar, March 27, 1965. Children: Mette, Thomas.

father:
Jorgen Brinch Hansen

mother:
Elsebeth (Ring) Hansen

spouse:
Milena Marija Hrastar

child:
Mette Hansen

child:
Thomas Hansen