Biographical entry Wong, David G.
- Computer scientist
David G. Wong is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney. He worked on the SNOCOM computer, a small solid state computer which was used at the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectricity Authority headquarters at Cooma, New South Wales, from 1960-1967. He was also involved in developing small machines for educational purposes and on-line process control by the design and building of the ARCTURUS between 1960 and 1966.
Completed a PhD at the University of Sydney in 1966 on the topic The Design and Construction of the Digital Computers Snocom, Nimbus and Arcturus.
- 'Wong, D G', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-577708. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_w.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 9 August 2012
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