Richard Wesley Hamming Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1937. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy in Math, University Nebraska, 1942.
With, Manhattan Project, 1945-1946; with, Bell Telephone laboratories, 1946-1976; member of faculty, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, since 1976; Adjunct Professor computer science, Naval Postgraduate School, since 1976.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Piore award 1979, $10,000 prize medal named in his honor 1986, 1st recipient of same 1988). Member Association Computing Machinery (Turing prize 1968), National Academy Engineering, American Mathematics Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Wanda Little, September 5, 1942.