Douglas Engelbart Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Douglas Engelbart (Douglas Carl Engelbart)

Last Updated: 02 May, 2024 | Views: 332

Age: 88

Profession: Inventor

Other Profession(s): Engineer

Famous For: Inventor of Computer Mouse

Higher Education: University of California (BS, MS, PhD)

Douglas Engelbart Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
30 Jan, 1925 (88 Years 05 Months 2 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

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Died on
02 Jul, 2013

Cause of Death
Kidney Failure

Douglas Engelbart Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Douglas Engelbart, a well-known American engineer, was born in California. Douglas Carl Engelbart has a lengthy history of success in foreseeing, creating, and putting organizational computers and transformation into practice. He was raised during the Economic Crisis on a modest homestead near Portland, Oregon, as the grandson of early Western settlers. He attended Oregon State College in Corvallis to study engineering after receiving his high school diploma in 1942. He joined the Navy in 1944, at the height of World War II, and served as an electronic/radar specialist for two years in the Philippines.

Douglas Engelbart Career:

When Douglas became engaged in 1951, it inspired him to consider his aspirations for the future and how he may devote his professional life to changing the world.

Douglas pondered the issues facing the world and what, in his capacity as an engineer, he could address them. He had read about machines and wondered how they might help humanity in its quest to find solutions to these issues.

In 1957, Douglas accepted a post as a researcher with Stanford Research Institute, today known as SRI International. Focusing on magnet computer parts, basic digital-device phenomena, and the scaling potential of miniaturization, he obtained another dozen patents there in his first two years.

Douglas Engelbart Achievements and Awards:

Engelbart established his research facility, the Online System, in 1963. (NLS).

Engelbart won numerous honors. Among them are the Alan M. Turing Award from the Institute for Computing Machinery and the US National Medal of Innovation and Technology.

Douglas Engelbart Unknown facts:

Engelbart was one of many to suggest employing computers to address the pressing and complex issues that humanity is currently confronting.

Douglas Engelbart Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs

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Douglas Engelbart Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Carl Louis Engelbart

Mother's Name
Gladys Charlotte Amelia Munson Engelbart

Karen O'Leary, Ballard Engelbart

David Engelbart

Norman Engelbart

Christina Engelbart, Diana Engelbart, Gerda Engelbart

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