Born: 1 May 1929
Dr. Emerson Pugh is the author or co-author of a college physics text and several books on the history of IBM and the information processing industry. After receiving his Ph.D. in physics from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1956, Dr. Pugh worked for IBM for 35 years in a variety of capacities, including research scientist, product development manager, and corporate executive.
Emerson has a keen interest in the IEEE History Committee, and in 2009, he mooted the "Stars" class of articles written by prominent subject matter experts for presentation at the IEEE GHN. Emerson is also a significant sponsor of the IEEE History Committee.