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Peter Clyde Patton, American computer technologist. Certified chartered mathematician United Kingdom, chartered scientist United Kingdom. Fellow Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications; member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Background

Patton, Peter Clyde was born on June 11, 1935 in Wichita. Son of Claude Patton and Beryl Inez (Jones) Barney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Engineering and Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1957. Master of Arts in Mathematics, University Kansas, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1966.

Career

Scientific consultant Sperry Rand International Corporation, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1961-1964. Manager computer group University Stuttgart, 1964-1966. Manager UNIVersal Automatic Computer System Design, St. Paul, 1966-1968.

Managing director Analysts International Corporation, Minneapolis, 1968-1971. Director computer center University Minnesota, 1971-1983. Director Master Control Console Parallel Processing Research Program, Austin, Texas, 1983-1985, Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, Minneapolis, 1985-1987.

Chairman, chief executive officer Consortium for Supercomputer Research, 1986-1988. Chairman Special Consultant Services, Inc., 1988-1991. Vice president information systems and computing, chief information officer, adjunct professor computer information science University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1991-1996.

Chief technologist Lawson Software, Minneapolis, 1996—2001. Professor quantitive methods & computer science St. Thomas University, St. Paul, 2002—2005. Adjunct professor engineering Okla Christian University, Edmond, Oklahoma.

Achievements

  • Certified chartered mathematician United Kingdom, chartered scientist United Kingdom.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous books and articles. Patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, Association for Computing Machinery, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Connections

Married Naomi Julia Lawson. Children: Peter Junior, Claudia, Theresa, Richard, Phillip.

father:
Claude Patton Barney

mother:
Beryl Inez (Jones) Barney

spouse:
Naomi Julia Lawson

children:
Peter Junior Patton

Claudia Patton

Theresa Patton

Richard Patton

Phillip Patton