Academic Ancestry

Hari Balakrishnan, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1998.
Dissertation: Challenges to Reliable Data Transport over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

Randy Howard Katz, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1980.
Dissertation: Database Design and Translation for Multiple Data Models

Eugene Wong, Ph.D., Princeton University, 1959.
Dissertation: Vector Stochastic Processes in Problems of Communication Theory

John Bowman Thomas, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1955.
Dissertation: On the Statistical Design of Demodulation Systems for Signals in Additive Noise

Willis W. Harman, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1948.
Dissertation: Tunable Waveguide Cavity Resonators for Broadband Operation of Reflex Klystrons

Karl Ralph Spangenberg, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1937.
Dissertation: The Effect of Grid Current Flow Upon the Dynamic Characteristics of Vacuum Tube Power

William Littell Everitt, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1933.
Dissertation: The Calculation and Design of Alternating Current Networks Employing Triodes Operating During a Portion of a Cycle

Frederick Columbus Blake, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1906.
Dissertation: The Reflection and Transmission of Electric Waves by Screens of Resonators and by Grids

Ernest Fox Nichols, Sc.D., Cornell University, 1897.
Dissertation: Radiometric Researches in the Remote Infra-Red Spectrum
Former President of MIT (1921-1923).

Edward Leamington Nichols, Ph.D., Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 1879.
Dissertation: Ueber das von glühendem Platin ausgestrahlte Licht: Ein Beitrag zur allgemeinen Ausstrahlungslehr
Translation: On the Light Radiated by Glowing Platinum: A Contribution to the Study of General Radiant Emittance

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Ph.D., Universitšt Berlin, Germany, 1842.
Dissertation: De fabrica systematis nervosi evertebratorum

Last updated: 5 January 2009, Hari Balakrishnan