Samuel Caldwell

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Samuel CaldwellName: Samuel Hawks Caldwell

Born: January 15, 1904

Death: October 12, 1960 (Age: 56)

Computer-related contributions

  • American electrical engineer.
  • Known for his pioneering work with early computers.
  • Helped develop the Differential Analyzer.
  • Initiating the Rockefeller Electronic Computer (RED).
  • Was on the National Defense Research Committee during World War II.

Significant publications

  • Switching circuits and logical design (1958).
  • Analog and special purpose computing machines (1949).
  • Electrical Engineering Research at M.I.T (1948).
  • Essentials of Alternating Currents (1939).