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Dr. Mark Dean. By : Diquan Burch. Life info. birth: March 2, 1957 place: Jefferson City, Tennessee BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1979, an MSEE in 1982 from Florida Atlantic University. Ph.D. in EE from Stanford in 1992

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Dr mark dean

Dr. Mark Dean

By : Diquan Burch


Life info

Life info

  • birth: March 2, 1957

  • place: Jefferson City, Tennessee

  • BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1979, an MSEE in 1982 from Florida Atlantic University.

  • Ph.D. in EE from Stanford in 1992

  • IBM Fellow and Vice President of Systems in IBM Research.

  • Is Mark Dean a computer scientist or is he an engineer? He surely is a tinker. As a boy, he and his father built a tractor from scratch.


Life story

Life story

  • As a child, Mark Dean excelled in math. In elementary school, he took advanced level math courses and, in high school, Dean even built his own computer, radio, and amplifier. Dean continued his interests and went on to obtain a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, a masters degree in electrical engineering from Florida Atlantic University and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford. He is one of the most prominent black inventors in the field of computers


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  • Dr. Mark Dean started working at IBM in 1980 and was instrumental in the invention of the Personal Computer. He holds three of IBM's original nine PC patents and currently holds more than 20 total patents. The famous African-American inventor never thought the work he was doing would end up being so useful to the world, but he has helped IBM make instrumental changes in areas ranging from the research and application of systems technology circuits to operating environments. One of his most recent computer inventions occurred while leading the team that produced the 1-Gigahertz chip, which contains one million transistors and has nearly limitless potential.


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  • Currently, Dean is vice president of performance for the RS/6000 Division. He was named an IBM fellow in 1996 and in 1997, received the Black Engineer of the Year President‚Äôs Award. Dean holds more than 20 patents. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1997.


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