Awards & Winners

Robert Everett

Date of Birth 26-June-1921
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Robert R. Everett, Robert Rivers Everett, Dr. Everett
Profession Computer Scientist
Robert Rivers Everett is a computer scientist. He is an honorary board member of the Mitre Corporation. He was born in Yonkers, New York. In 1945 he worked with Jay Forrester on the Whirlwind project, one of the first real time electronic computers. In 1958 he was a founding member of the Mitre Corporation, and was its president from 1969 to 1986. In 1983 he received the Medal for Distinguished Public Service from the Department of Defense and in 1989 he received the National Medal of Technology. In 2009, he was named the winner of the 2008 Eugene G. Fubini Award for outstanding contributions to the Department of Defense. In 2009, he was also made a Fellow of the Computer History Museum "for his work on the MIT Whirlwind and SAGE computer systems and a lifetime of directing advanced research and development projects."

Awards by Robert Everett

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National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For their creative work in developing the technologies and applying computers to real-time applications. Their important contributions proved vital to national and free world defense and opened a new era of world business.)