David Evans

1995 Computer Pioneer Award
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"For seminal work on computer graphics."


David Evans is co-founder of Evans & Sutherland. Along with Dr. Ivan Sutherland, both computer science professors and pioneers in computer graphics technology, he had a theory that computers could be used as simulators. Prior to forming E&S, he served as head of UC Berkley’s work for the Pentagon’s Advanced Research Project Agency, and where he also led students in developing the SDS-940, the first commercial time-sharing computer system.