Eugene I. Gordon

Eugene Irving Gordon
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Eugene Irving Gordon
Born (1930-09-14)September 14, 1930
Died September 15, 2014(2014-09-15) (aged 84)
Nationality American
Alma mater City College of New York
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Awards IEEE Edison Medal (1984)
Scientific career
Fields Physics

Eugene Irving Gordon (September 14, 1930 – September 15, 2014) was an American physicist. He was Director of the Lightwave Devices Laboratory of Bell Labs.


Gordon was born on September 14, 1930 in New York City. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1952 with a B.S. in physics, and completed his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957.[1] He became director of the Lightwave Devices Laboratory of Bell Labs. He married Renate Albrecht on December 31, 1991. He died on September 15, 2014 in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.[2]

Honors and awards


  1. ^ "Eugene I. Gordon". GHN - IEEE Global History Network. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Eugene I. Gordon". The Star Ledger. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. ^ IEEE History Center biography
  4. ^ NAE Archived 2008-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ List of IEEE Vladimir K. Zworykin Award recipients