Vannevar Bush (1890–1974) with his differential analyzer

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Date
1930 ca.
Photographer
Porter, Arthur
Credit Line
Courtesy of Tim Robinson
Copyright Owner
© Arthur Porter. Used by permission.
Keywords
Roosevelt, Franklin D.; World War II; Bush, Vannevar
Object ID
102680080

Bush joined MIT at age 29 as an electrical engineering professor and led the design of the differential analyzer. During World War II, he chaired the National Defense Research Committee and advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt on scientific matters.