Robert Everett

Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Robert Everett

Name: Robert Rivers Everett

Born: June 26, 1921, in Yonkers, New York, USA

Death: August 15, 2018 (Age: 97)

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer scientist who helped develop one of the first real time electronic computers, named the MIT Whirlwind Project (1945).
  • Known for his work on the SAGE computer systems.

Honors and awards

  • Fellow of the Computer History Museum (2009).
  • Eugene G. Fubini Award (2009).
  • National Medal of Technology (1989).
  • Medal for Distinguished Public Service (1983).
  • Honorary board member of the Mitre Corporation.