Emerson Pugh

Emerson W. Pugh
Born (1929-05-01) May 1, 1929
Pasadena, California, United States
Nationality American
Fields Computing
Institutions Carnegie Tech
Alma mater Carnegie Tech (PhD)

Emerson W. Pugh (born May 1, 1929) is a member of research staff at IBM, where he has worked for 35 years, a leader in magnetic and computer memory technologies and author of college-level physics textbooks and the history of IBM. Emerson is a fellow of the IEEE, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he was also the IEEE president in 1989. Emerson served on the IEEE History Committee, and in 2009, he created the STARS program with the IEEE History Center.[1]



  1. "Oral-History: Emerson W. Pugh". ETHW. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. Principles Electricity and Magnetism. p. 498. ISBN 978-0201060140.
  3. Building IBM. The MIT Press. p. 432. ISBN 9780262512824.
  4. IBM's 360 and Early 370 Systems. The MIT Press. p. 844. ISBN 978-0262517201.
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