Harvey Cragon

Harvey Cragon

Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Centennial Chair Emeritus in Engineering
Professor Emeritus

Prof. Harvey Cragon holds the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Centennial Chair Emeritus in Engineering in the Department of Elerctrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Prof. Cragon has designed and constructed the first integrated-circuit computer and the first TTL computer. He worked on the design of the TI advanced scientific computer and served as principal architect of the TMS 320 signal  processing microcomputer. Cragon is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, the ACM, the IEEE, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Charles Babbage Institute.

In 1986, Prof. Cragon received the Eckert-Mauchly Award Recipient from the IEEE Computer Society and ACM for "major contributions to computer architecture and for pioneering the application of integrated circuits for computer purposes and for serving as architect of the Texas Instruments scientific computer and for playing a leading role in many other computing developments in that company."

Prof. Cragon is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).