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  1. 3 days ago · Frederick Emmons Terman (/ ˈ t ɜːr m ən /; June 7, 1900 – December 19, 1982) was an American professor and academic administrator. He was the dean of the school of engineering from 1944 to 1958 and provost from 1955 to 1965 at Stanford University. He is widely credited (together with William Shockley) as being the father of Silicon Valley.

  2. Frederick Emmons Terman, (born June 7, 1900, English, Indiana, U.S.—died December 19, 1982, Palo Alto, California), American electrical engineer known for his contributions to electronics research and antiradar technology. Terman, the son of the noted psychologist Lewis Madison Terman, earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemistry ...

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  3. Jan 25, 2016 · Frederick E. Terman, IRE President, 1941, viewed as one of the founding fathers of the Silicon Valley. He is also the author of Radio Engineering, which would become an important textbook for the profession.

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  5. Sep 18, 2023 · If any single person is responsible for Silicon Valley, it is the electrical engineer and administrator Frederick E. Terman (1900–82). While a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; Ph.D., 1924), Terman saw how the faculty at Cambridge actively pursued research as well as contact with industry through consulting ...

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  6. 2 days ago · Frederick Terman, as Stanford University's dean of the school of engineering from 1946, encouraged faculty and graduates to start their own companies.

  7. Sep 18, 2023 · Terman’s Vision The beginnings of the HP Way -- and of Silicon Valley -- can be traced to the years before World War II and directly to Stanford engineering professor Frederick Terman.

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