William Kirkwood Purves

Title:  Professor Emeritus

Company:  Harvey Mudd College

Location:  Claremont, CA United States 


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2004, 2008-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2007, 2009-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2009, 2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the West, Marquis Who’s Who (1988-1990, 2001-2015)
  • Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation, University of London (1967)
  • Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University (1968)
  • Visiting Fellow, Computer Science, Yale University (1983-1984)
  • Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University (1991)
  • Research Grantee, National Science Foundation Research Grantee (1962-1983, 1997-2001)


  • PhD, Yale University
  • MS, Yale University
  • BS, California of Institute Technology

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