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engineering , Science educator

William George Oldham, American electrical engineering and computer science educator. National Science Foundation fellow, 1970; Guggenheim fellow, 1985-1986. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member National Academy of Engineering.

Background

Oldham, William George was born on May 5, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of William D. and Freada (Howes) Oldham.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Mellon Institute, 1960; Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon Institute, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon Institute, 1963.

Career

Staff scientist, Siemens-Schuckert, Erlangen, West Germany, 1963-1964; member of faculty electrical engineering and computer science department, University of California, Berkeley, since 1964; professor, University of California, Berkeley, since 1972; director Electronics Research Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, 1985-1990; project manager, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California, 1974-1975.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member National Academy of Engineering.

Connections

Married Nancy Dereich. Children: Katherine Ann, William James.

father:
William D. Oldham

mother:
Freada (Howes) Oldham

spouse:
Nancy Dereich

child:
Katherine Ann Oldham

child:
William James Oldham