Ralph Meagher

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Ralph MeagherName: Ralph Ernest Meagher

Born: 1917

Computer-related contributions

  • Co-creator of the ILLIAC series, culminating with the ILLIAC IV supercomputer, the largest and fastest in the world.
  • Created the ORDVAC which was the first of two computers built under contract at the University of Illinois.

Significant publications

  • Proton-proton Scattering at 5 MeV (1950).