James Thomas

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

James ThomasName: James (Jim) J. Thomas

Born: March 26, 1946

Death: August 6, 2010 (Age: 64)

Computer-related contributions

  • Internationally recognized computer scientist, visionary, and research and development leader in the field of visualization (computer graphics).

Honors and awards

  • Science Digest's Top 100 Scientific Innovations (1985).
  • R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Award (1986).
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (1989).
  • R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Award (1996).
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (1998).
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2007).
  • Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Homeland Security Award (2009).