Carver Andress Mead

1985 Harry H. Goode Memorial Award Recipient

"In recognition of his pioneering contributions to the research and education of very large scale integration (VLSI) design"

Carver Mead


Professor Carver Andress Mead (born 1 May 1934, in Bakersfield, California) is a prominent U.S. computer scientist. He is the Gordon and Betty Moore professor emeritus at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), having taught there for over 40 years.

Mead studied electrical engineering at Caltech, getting his B.S. in 1956, his M.S. in 1957, and his Ph.D. degree in 1960.
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