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Jerome J. Suran

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Jerome Suran: Biography


Jerome J. Suran received a BSEE degree from Columbia University and pursued further study there and at the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 1976 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Syracuse University for his work in transistor and integrated circuit technology and for the development of the G.E. implantable cardiac pacemaker.

Mr. Suran had a 34 year career in industry, thirty years of which were with the General Electric Company where he held several management positions. Mr. Suran has also dedicated significant time to teaching. He is currently senior lecturer emeritus in the Graduate School of Management and in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He has won several awards for his work in education.

Mr. Suran is the co-author of two books on transistor circuits and the author of over 50 papers. He holds 19 patents. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a Fellow of the IEEE. Suran was IEEE president in 1979.

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