Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Carl Engelbart (Januar 30, 1925 – Julie 2, 2013) wis an American ingineer an inventor, an an early computer an Internet pioneer. He is best kent for his wirk on foondin the field o human–computer interaction, pairteecularly while at his Augmentation Research Center Lab in SRI International, which resultit in creaution o the computer moose, an the development o hypertext, networked computers, an precursors tae graphical uiser interfaces.

Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Engelbart in 2008.jpg
Douglas Engelbart in 2008
Born30 Januar 1925(1925-01-30)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died2 Julie 2013(2013-07-02) (aged 88)
Atherton, Californie, U.S.
ResidenceAtherton, Californie, U.S.
Alma materOregon State College (BS 1948)
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley (MS 1953, PhD 1955)
Kent forComputer moose
Interactive computin
AwairdsNaitional Medal o Technology (2000),
Lemelson-MIT Prize,
Turing Awaird (1997)[1]
Lovelace Medal,
Norbert Wiener Awaird for Social an Professional Responsibility,
Computer History Museum Fellow Awaird (2005)[2]
Scientific career
FieldsHuman–computer interaction[3]
InstitutionsSRI International,
McDonnell Douglas,
Bootstrap Institute/Alliance,[4]
The Doug Engelbart Institute
ThesisA Study of High-Frequency Gas-Conduction Electronics in Digital Computers (1956)
Doctoral advisorPaul L. Morton[5]
John R. Woodyard[1]
InfluencesVannevar Bush


  1. 1.0 1.1 Thierry Bardini. "Turning Award Winners: 1997". Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  2. "Douglas C. Engelbart". Hall of Fellows. Computer History Museum. Retrieved 2012-06-17.
  3. Engelbart, D. C. (1995). "Toward augmenting the human intellect and boosting our collective IQ" (PDF). Communications of the ACM. 38 (8): 30. doi:10.1145/208344.208352.
  4. "The Doug Engelbart Institute". The Doug Engelbart Institute. Retrieved 2012-06-17.
  5. "Ph.D. Dissertations – 1955". Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering, University of California Berkeley. Retrieved 2013-07-03.