Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

EE pioneer Willis H. Ware *51 has passed away

December 17, 2013

Willis H. Ware *51, a pioneer electrical engineer who in the late 1940s helped build a machine that would become a blueprint for computer design has passed away at the age of 93.  Mr. Ware was among the first group of engineers who tried to build many of the components that are essential to modern computers.  He also played an role in emphasizing the importance of personal privacy in the information age.  More details can be found here