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Michael Dertouzos Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife (Catherine), Children, Net Worth, Google Doodle, Greek Computer Scientist

5th November 2018, Google dedicates a doodle to Michael Dertouzos on his 82nd Birthday Anniversary.

Michael Dertouzos Wiki

Michael Dertouzos Bio

Michael Leonidas Dertouzos was born on 5th November 1936 and died on 27th August 2001. He was a Greek professor in the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) from 1974 to 2001.
Michael Dertouzos Birthday He was born on 5th November 1936 Athens, Greece
Michael Dertouzos Died He died on 27th August  2001 (aged 64) Boston, United States
Michael Dertouzos Wife Catherine
Michael Dertouzos Children Leonidas and Alexandra
Michael Dertouzos Net Worth His Net Worth had not been evaluated as at the time of his death
Michael Dertouzos Google Doodle On 5th November 2018, Google dedicated a doodle to Michael Dertouzos on his 82nd Birthday Anniversary
Occupation Academic

Michael Dertouzos Biography

Michael Dertouzos was born on 5th November 1936, in Athens, Greece. His father was an admiral in the Greek navy and his mother was a concert pianist.

Dertouzos was a graduate of Athens College and attended the University of Arkansas on a Fulbright Scholarship. He received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in 1964 and joined the M.I.T. faculty.

Dertouzos was a professor of electrical engineering and computer science and longtime director of the Laboratory for Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

During his term as the Director of M.I.T., The Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) innovated in a variety of areas, including RSA encryption, the spreadsheet, the NuBus, the X Window System, and the Internet. Dertouzos was instrumental in defining the World Wide Web Consortium and bringing it to MIT. He was a firm supporter of the GNU Project, Richard Stallman, and the FSF, and their continued presence at MIT.

In 1968, he co-founded Computek, Inc., a manufacturer of graphics and intelligent terminals with Marvin C. Lewis and Dr. Huber Graham.

Michael Dertouzos Death and Cause

Michael Dertouzos died on Monday night 27th August 2001 in Boston. He was 64. An Autopsy was done but his cause of death was not revealed. He was buried at the First Cemetery of Athens.

Michael Dertouzos Wife (Catherine) and Children

Dertouzos was survived by his wife, Catherine; two children from a previous marriage, Leonidas and Alexandra; and one granddaughter, Kiera.

Michael Dertouzos Google Doodle

On 5th November 2018, Google dedicated a doodle to Michael Dertouzos on his 82nd Birthday Anniversary.

Michael Dertouzos Google Doodle
Michael Dertouzos Google Doodle

Michael Dertouzos Quotes

We made a big mistake 300 years ago when we separated technology and humanism. … It’s time to put the two back together.

— Michael Dertouzos, Scientific American, July 1997[

The potential of the modern information age seemed overshadowed at every turn by the ancient forces that separate the rich from the poor.

— Michael Dertouzos, January 1999

 

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