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Computer science educator

Robert Royce Johnson, American computer science educator. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award University Wisconsin, 1970. Village trustee Village of Franklin, Michigan, 1972-1976. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Association Computing Machinery, Engineering Society Detroit (president 1975-1976), Catawba Island Club, Sigma Xi.

Background

Johnson, Robert Royce was born on June 20, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Royce E. and Olga S. (Wellberg) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1950. Master of Engineering, Yale University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1956.

Career

Senior scientist Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1951-1955. Manager engineering, computer department General Electric Company, Phoenix, 1956-1964. With Burroughs Corporation, Detroit, 1964-1981, vice president engineering, 1968-1981, vice president technical, 1979-1981.

Senior vice president information systems, director Energy Conversion Devices Inc., Troy, Michigan, 1981-1986. President Mosaic Systems Inc., 1982-1986, chairman, 1986-1987. Professor computer science University Utah, Salt Lake City, from 1987.

Membership

Village trustee Village of Franklin, Michigan, 1972-1976. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Association Computing Machinery, Engineering Society Detroit (president 1975-1976), Catawba Island Club, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mary Perrine, December 30, 1953. Children– Perrine, Royce, Allegra.

father:
Royce E. Johnson

mother:
Olga S. (Wellberg) Johnson

spouse:
Mary Perrine

children:
Perrine Johnson

Allegra Johnson

Royce Johnson