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Ivan Sutherland

Visiting Scientist, Asychronous Research Center, Portland State University
Time Sharing vs Personal Computing

Ivan Sutherland received a Ph.D. degree from MIT in 1963, He holds honorary degrees from Harvard,,

the University of North Carolina, the University of Utah, and Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Sutherland

is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.  

Dr. Sutherland was the 1988 recipient of the Turing award and the 2012 recipient of the Kyoto Prize 

in Advanced Technology. Dr. Sutherland is author of over 50 patents, as well as numerous papers. 

Dr Sutherland makes his home in Portland, Oregon where he works at Portland State University (PSU) in the 

Asynchronous Research Center (ARC) that he founded with Marly Roncken in 2008. Dr. Sutherland directed

the Information Technology Office of the Advanced Research Projects Agency from 1964 to 1966 which

sponsored the early Project MAC.