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computer system design engineer

William Yeaton Stevens, American computer system design engineer. Achievements include two patents in computer system design. Chief New Hamburg Fire Department, Poughkeepsie, 1966-1972, commissioner, 1973-1982. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Computing Machinery, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Stevens, William Yeaton was born on November 5, 1931 in South Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Philip L. and Eleanore (Yeaton) Stevens.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Bates College, 1953. Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Cornell University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Physics, Cornell University, 1958.

Career

Junior engineer, General Electric Company, Ithaca, New York, 1953;research assistant, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1954-1958;staff engineer, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1958-1969;senior engineer, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1969-1993;retired, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include two patents in computer system design.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chief New Hamburg Fire Department, Poughkeepsie, 1966-1972, commissioner, 1973-1982. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Computing Machinery, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Son of; married Gwendolyn L. Hamilton, June 18, 1966. Children: Emily J., Guy H.

father:
Philip L. Stevens

mother:
Eleanore (Yeaton) Stevens

spouse:
Gwendolyn L. Hamilton

children:
Emily J. Stevens

Guy H. Stevens