Willem Poel

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Willem PoelName: Willem van der Poel

Born: December 2, 1926, in The Hague, South Holland

Computer-related contributions

  • Pioneering Dutch computer scientist.
  • Known for designing the ZEBRA, Testudo, PTERA, and the ZERO computers.
  • Said to be the originator of the Zero One Infinity rule.

Honors and awards

  • Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (1970).