James Thomas Cain
James Thomas Cain: Biography
Cain earned his BSEE, MSEE and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Continuing his relationship with the University, he is now a professor there.
He has also worked with many different companies, including GE, Westinghouse, and Bell Telephone Company.
He has extensive service with the IEEE and was Institute president in 1995.
Cain has won many awards including the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering, at the University of Pittsburgh, the IEEE Millennium Medal for “Continuous and Outstanding Service to the Profession,” and the CSAB Fellow for “Leadership in Computer Science Accreditation.” His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation.
See also: James Thomas Cain's Oral History