Vannevar Bush Net Worth

Vannevar Bush Net Worth is
$18 Million

Vannevar Bush Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Vannevar Bush (/væˈniːvɑr/ van-NEE-var; March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator, whose most important contribution was as head of the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD) during World War II, through which almost all wartime military R&D was carried out, including initiation and early administration of the Manhattan Project. He is also known in engineering for his work on analog computers, for founding Raytheon, and for the memex, an adjustable microfilm viewer with a structure analogous to that of the World Wide Web. In 1945, Bush published As We May Think in which he predicted that "wholly new forms of encyclopedias will appear, ready made with a mesh of associative trails running through them, ready to be dropped into the memex and there amplified". The memex influenced generations of computer scientists, who drew inspiration from its vision of the future.For his master's thesis, Bush invented and patented a "profile tracer", a mapping device for assisting surveyors. It was the first of a string of inventions. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1919, and founded the company now known as Raytheon in 1922. Starting in 1927, Bush constructed a differential analyzer, an analog computer with some digital components that could solve differential equations with as many as 18 independent variables. An offshoot of the work at MIT by Bush and others was the beginning of digital circuit design theory. Bush became Vice President of MIT and Dean of the MIT School of Engineering in 1932, and president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1938.Bush was appointed to the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1938, and soon became its chairman. As Chairman of the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC), and later Director of OSRD, Bush coordinated the activities of some six thousand leading American scientists in the application of science to warfare. Bush was a well-known policymaker and public intellectual during World War II, when he was in effect the first presidential science advisor. As head of NDRC and OSRD, he initiated the Manhattan Project, and ensured that it received top priority from the highest levels of government. In Science, The Endless Frontier, his 1945 report to the President of the United States, Bush called for an expansion of government support for science, and he pressed for the creation of the National Science Foundation.
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Full NameVannevar Bush
Date Of BirthMarch 11, 1890, Everett, Massachusetts, United States
DiedJune 28, 1974, Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
Place Of BirthEverett, Massachusetts, USA
ProfessionInventor, Electrical engineer
EducationTufts University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NationalityAmerican
ChildrenJohn Hathaway Bush, Richard Davis Bush
ParentsEmma Linwood née Paine, Perry Bush
AwardsIEEE Edison Medal, Hoover Medal, John Fritz Medal
Star SignPisces
#Fact
1Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2004 for the differential analyzer, forerunner of the modern computer.
2Graduated from Tufts University in 1913.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The World at War1973TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Conspiracy?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
If You Love This Planet1982Documentary shortHimself - In front of map of Japan
A Trip Down Memory Lane1965Short documentaryHimself - in Front of Map of Far East

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