Computer Laboratory

Obituaries

Sir Maurice Wilkes

Sir Maurice Wilkes, DFBCS FREng FRS

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Sir Maurice Wilkes on 29 November 2010.

Sir Maurice, 97, one of the pioneers of British Computing, was Head of Department from 1946 until 1980.

His contributions have been immense and long lasting, and he will be sorely missed.

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