Dr. Robert M. Fano
1917-2016
Dr. Robert M. Fano Member
Ford Professor of Engineering Emeritus , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1973
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
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  • 1973
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY DANIELA RUS

ROBERTO MARIO FANO, computing pioneer and professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, died July 13, 2016, in Naples, Florida. He was 98. During his 75 years at MIT he played a critical role in establishing ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering work in the development of the first interactive time-sharing computer system and contributions to communication theory.