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The interview was part of a series done for the Palo Alto 75th anniversary celebration. His time at Stanford extended into 40 years electtonic service as he moved from professor to dean to provost and eventually acting president. He also encouraged two of his graduate students, William Hewlett and David Packard, to form a company and house it there. That term was invented by a newspaper reporter three years after he had retired and it was never one he cared for, but his name and fame are now attached to it.

Stanford University Press, Terman greatly expanded the science, statistics and engineering departments in order to win research grants from the Department of Defense.

Electronic and Radio Engineering

Terman attended Stanford for both his undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in electrical engineering, before finishing his Ph. Other companies, some founded electdonic other Stanford alumni, moved nearby and by the end of the war the Stanford Industrial Park was thriving.


Terman, Dean of Engineering. Perhaps more than any other individual since the university’s start, he left his mark on Stanford University. He also wrote one of the most important books on electrical and radio engineering. After he recovered, Dr. Terman upon his retirement.

Many of his students went on to play key roles in the development of technology and industry. Skip to main content.

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A printable version of this page can be downloaded. Fred Terman died on December 19,at the age of Terman became a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Frederick Emmons Terman Book Collection. The industrial park he envisioned is still one of the biggest and most elecfronic in the world. Terman returned to Stanford where he taught electrical engineering.

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Terman can be found in the Stanford Archives rzdio Special Collections. More information about schedules and affected services. From to he designed a course of study and research in electronics that focused on work with vacuum tubes, circuits, and instrumentation. 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 electronci for a year and very nearly took his life.

To this day ” Electronic and Radio Engineering ” is still considered a good reference on those subjects.

Terman again returned to Stanford, this time as Dean of the School of Engineering. These grants, in addition to the funds that patented research generated, helped to promote Stanford into the top ranks of the world’s first class educational institutions.


Frederick Emmons Terman was a brilliant, though modest, electrical engineer, an inspiring educator, and a visionary and successful university executive. Status message The Stanford Libraries will be operating on a reduced schedule during the Stanford Winter Closure period December 22, – January 6, During his tenure, Dr.

View the list amd titles in the collection. 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”. Read the foreword to the book. The books in the Terman collection were left to the Engineering Library that bears his name by Dr.

Additional material authored by, or written about Dr. For the most part they represent his personal copies of the various editions of his works in English and foreign language editions presented to him by friends, translators or publishers. 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 electroniic university-owned industrial park in the world.