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== Lewis Terman: Biography<br>  ==
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<p>Lewis Terman is the son of [[Frederick Terman|Frederick Terman]], another prominent IEEE member, and Sibyl Walcutt Terman, an expert in the teaching of reading.&nbsp; He was named after his grandfather, a psycologist who developed the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Quotient. </p>
  
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<p>Terman was raised in California and remained there for his education.&nbsp; He received his BS in Physics and his MS and PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford in 1956, 1958, and 1961, respectively. </p>
  
Lewis Terman received his BS in Physics and his MS and PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford in 1956, 1958, and 1961, respectively. <br>  
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<p>Terman then began a long relationship with IBM, starting work with the company in 1961.&nbsp; He retired from IBM’s Research Division in 2006 after 45 years, and currently holds the title of IBM Research Emeritus. His past work focused on solid-state circuits, semiconductor technology, memory design and technology, digital and analog circuits and processor design. He received nine major IBM technical awards, including three corporate awards. Terman was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology in 1991, and served as president in 2001-2003. </p>
  
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<p>Terman is an [[IEEE Fellow Grade History|IEEE Fellow]] and has been active as an IEEE volunteer and member for almost 50 years. He served as [[Presidents of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|IEEE president]] in 2008. </p>
  
Terman retired from IBM’s Research Division in 2006 after 45 years, and currently holds the title of IBM Research Emeritus. His past work focused on solid-state circuits, semiconductor technology, memory design and technology, digital and analog circuits and processor design. He received nine major IBM technical awards, including three corporate awards. Terman was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology in 1991, and served as president in 2001-2003.<br>
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Terman is an IEEE Fellow and has been active as an IEEE volunteer and member for almost 50 years. He served as [[Presidents_of_the_Institute_of_Electrical_and_Electronics_Engineers_(IEEE)|IEEE president]] in 2008.&nbsp; Terman's father, [[Frederick Terman|Frederick Terman]], was also a prominent member of the IEEE.<br>
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Latest revision as of 20:18, 3 February 2012

Biography

Born:

Lewis Terman is the son of Frederick Terman, another prominent IEEE member, and Sibyl Walcutt Terman, an expert in the teaching of reading.  He was named after his grandfather, a psycologist who developed the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Quotient.

Terman was raised in California and remained there for his education.  He received his BS in Physics and his MS and PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford in 1956, 1958, and 1961, respectively.

Terman then began a long relationship with IBM, starting work with the company in 1961.  He retired from IBM’s Research Division in 2006 after 45 years, and currently holds the title of IBM Research Emeritus. His past work focused on solid-state circuits, semiconductor technology, memory design and technology, digital and analog circuits and processor design. He received nine major IBM technical awards, including three corporate awards. Terman was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology in 1991, and served as president in 2001-2003.

Terman is an IEEE Fellow and has been active as an IEEE volunteer and member for almost 50 years. He served as IEEE president in 2008.