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 & Interdisciplinary
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  • 1965
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
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.