Harry Huskey

Edit Person

  • Born: January 19, 1916
  • Died: April 9, 2017
  • Birth Place: North Carolina, United States of America
  • Current Place: Santa Cruz, California, United States of America


"Since their work was classified they couldn’t tell me what they were doing, so I had no idea what I would be doing. When finally clearance came, I was shown the ENIAC and I’ve worked in computers ever since."

Harry Huskey was an American computer design pioneer. Huskey designed and managed the construction of the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC) at the National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles. He also designed the G15 computer for Bendix Aviation Corporation. After five years at the National Bureau of Standards, Huskey joined the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley in 1954 and then University of California, Santa Cruz from 1966.

Something Missing? Feel Feel to Help Fix It - Sign up !

Memberships

add membership


Nothing Found