Jay Wright Forrester
#3759 Overall Influence

Jay Wright Forrester

American operations researcher

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Jay Wright Forrester was a pioneering American computer engineer and systems scientist. He is credited with being one of the inventors of magnetic core memory, the predominant form of random-access computer memory during the most explosive years of digital computer development . It was part of a family of related technologies which bridged the gap between vacuum tubes and semiconductors by exploiting the magnetic properties of materials to perform switching and amplification.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Public university in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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#91 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Engineering
#1022 World Rank #535 USA Rank
Computer Science