Andrew Bobeck

Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope

Andrew H. BobeckName: Andrew H. Bobeck

Born: October 1, 1926 in Tower Hill, Pennsylvania, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American electrical engineer and former Bell Labs researcher.
  • Known for inventing bubble memory in the late 1960s.
  • Helped design communication and pulse transformers and one of the first solid-state digital computers.
  • Invented twistor memory in the late 1950s.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award (1987)
  • IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award (1975)
  • Awarded Franklin Institute's Stuart Ballantine Medal (1973)
  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering
  • IEEE Fellow