#2634 Overall Influence

Marcian Hoff

American electrical engineer

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Marcian Edward "Ted" Hoff Jr. is one of the inventors of the microprocessor.Education and work history Hoff received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1958. He applied for his first two patents based on work done for the General Railway Signal Corp. of Rochester, New York during the summers of his undergraduate study. He received a National Science Foundation Fellowship to enroll in Stanford University, where he received his master's degree in 1959 and his Ph.D. in 1962. As part of his Ph.D. dissertation, Hoff co-invented the least mean squares filter with Bernard Widrow.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private research university in Troy, New York, United States

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#134 World Rank
Engineering
#656 World Rank
Computer Science