Mina Rees

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Mina ReesName: Mina Spiegel Rees

Born: August 2, 1902, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Death: October 25, 1997 (Age: 92)

Computer-related contributions

  • American mathematician and first female President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • Head of the mathematics department of the Office of Naval Research of the United States.

Significant publications

  • The federal computing machine program (1950).

Honors and awards

  • Awarded the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences (1983).
  • Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics (1962).