Gordon Brown

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Gordon BrownName: Gordon Stanley Brown

Born: August 30, 1907, in Australia

Death: August 23, 1996 (Age: 89)

Computer-related contributions

  • Emeritus professor of electrical engineering and Institute Professor Emeritus at MIT.
  • He originated many of the concepts behind automatic-feedback control systems and the numerical control of machine tools.
  • During World War II, he worked to develop automatic fire control and aiming systems for guns used by the U.S. military.

Significant publications

  • Principles of Servomechanisms (1948).