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Dr. John R. Pierce
1910-2002
Dr. John R. Pierce
Member
Visiting Professor of Music, Emeritus, Stanford University
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  • 1965
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
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  • 1965
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
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  • 1965
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
Memorial Tribute
Memorial Tribute

BY EDWARD E. DAVID

JOHN PIERCE, the “father” of modern communication satellites, died in April 2002. Three of his former colleagues wrote the following: “Above all, John Pierce was a man of strict integrity. He knew the ...

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Election Citation
Leading electronics engineer and satellite communications expert.
Employment
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech Chief Technologist
  • Stanford University Professor
  • California Institute of Technology Professor of Engineering