Granville, Evelyn B.

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Granville, Evelyn B.

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  • Evelyn Boyd Granville

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1 May 1924 -

History

Born on May 1, 1924, in Washington, D.C., Evelyn Boyd Granville became only the second black woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics. After joining IBM in 1956, she created computer software for NASA's Project Vanguard and Project Mercury space programs. Granville embarked on a 30-year career as a professor in 1967, and continued to encourage mathematical studies after retiring from the classroom.

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76157097

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VIAF

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015.01.01. Anna St.Onge

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http://viaf.org/viaf/76157097
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Boyd_Granville

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