Updated: 12/20/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Frederic Calland Williams
Born: June 26, 1911 in Stockport, England
Death: August 11, 1977 (Age: 66)
Computer related contributions
- British Engineer best known for his significant contribution to the development of Radar while working at the Telecommunications Research Establishment during World War II.
- Pioneered the first stored-program digital computer, the Manchester Mark 1 computer.
- Recognized for the invention of an early memory device known as the Williams-Kilburn tube.
Honors and awards
- Fellow of the Royal Society (1950)
- Faraday Medal of the I.E.E. (1972)
- Pioneer Award of the I.E.E.E. (1972)