Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: John Makepeace Bennet
Born: July 31, 1921, in Warwick, Queensland, Australia
Death: December 9, 2010 (Age: 89)
- Australia's first professor of computer science and the founding president of the Australian Computer Society.
- Known for his pioneering work on early computers, including EDSAC, Ferranti Mark 1*, and SILLIAC.
- Remembered for his work advocating the use of computers through computing courses and associations.