Dr. Robert J. Spinrad
1932-2009
Dr. Robert J. Spinrad Member
Vice President, Technology Strategy , Xerox Corporation
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  • 1993
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
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  • 1993
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY JOEL S. BIRNBAUM

ROBERT J. SPINRAD, a computer pioneer and one of the fathers of modern laboratory automation, died on September 2, 2009, of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) at his home in Palo Alto, California. He was 77 years old.

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Election Citation
For contributions to the application of computers to data acquisition, analysis, and control for scientific experiments.