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Status message The Stanford Libraries will be operating on a reduced schedule during the Stanford Winter Closure period December 22, – January 6, From to he designed a course of study and research in electronics that focused on work with vacuum tubes, circuits, and instrumentation.

The industrial park he envisioned is still one of the biggest and most successful in the world. Enginering University Press, That term was invented by a newspaper reporter three years after he had retired and enbineering was never one he cared for, but his name and fame are now attached to it.

He also wrote one of the most important books on electrical and radio engineering. These grants, in addition to the funds that patented research generated, helped to promote Stanford tadio the top ranks of the world’s first class educational institutions. Frederick Emmons Terman Book Collection. Terman became a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering. To this day ” Electronic and Radio Engineering ” is still considered a good reference on those subjects.


During his tenure, Dr. Just prior to World War II, Terman suggested dedicating some of the unused land on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto as an industrial park, the first university-owned industrial park in the world. Additional material authored by, or written about Dr. His time at Stanford enyineering into 40 years of service as he moved from professor to dean to provost and eventually acting president.

Terman attended Stanford for both his undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in electrical engineering, before finishing his Ph. Ravio again returned to Stanford, this time as Dean of the School of Engineering. Read the foreword to the book. Skip to main content.

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He also encouraged two of his graduate students, William Hewlett and David Packard, to form a company and house it there. The books in the Terman collection were left to the Engineering Library that bears his name by Dr.

Terman can be found in the Stanford Archives and Special Collections. After he recovered, Dr.

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More information about schedules and affected services. Upon completing his degree in he was offered an instructorship at MIT, but before he could begin it, he fell victim to a severe form of tuberculosis, which sent him to bed for a year and very nearly took his life. He was awarded the IRE Medal of Honor in for “his many contributions to the radio and electronic industry as teacher, author, scientist and administrator”.


Terman, Dean of Engineering. The interview was part of a series done for the Palo Alto 75th anniversary celebration. Terman greatly expanded the science, statistics and engineering departments in order to win research enginewring from the Department of Defense. Perhaps more than any other individual since the university’s start, he left his mark on Stanford University.

Terman upon his retirement. Fred Terman died on December 19,at the age of View the list of titles in the collection.

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A printable version of this page can be downloaded. Terman returned to Stanford where he taught electrical engineering.

Many of his students went on to play key roles in the development of technology and industry. Frederick Emmons Terman was a brilliant, though modest, electrical engineer, an inspiring educator, and a visionary and successful university executive. Other companies, some founded by other Stanford alumni, moved nearby and by the end of the war the Stanford Industrial Park was thriving.