Donald Bitzer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Donald BitzerName: Donald L. Bitzer

Born: January 1, 1934

Computer-related contributions

  • American electrical engineer and computer scientist.
  • Co-inventor of the plasma display.
  • Father of PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automated Teaching Operations) the first system to combine graphics and touch-sensitive screens, is the hallmark of his efforts.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded an Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2002).