Kenneth Bullington

Kenneth Bullington
Birthdate
1913/01/11
Death date
1984/05/30
Associated organizations
Bell Labs
Fields of study
Radio
Awards
Franklin Institute Stuart Ballantine Medal, Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award

Biography

Kenneth Bullington was an American electrical engineer known for his work with ultra-high frequency radio propagation. He was born on January 11, 1913. Bullington joined Bell Labs during World War II. While there Bullington led trailblazing research on tropospheric scatter. His 1953 article "Frequency Economy in Mobile Radio Bands" was the first to foreshadow celluar radio systems. Bullington received the 1956 IEEE Morris N. Liebmann award and the 1956 Franklin Institute Stuart Ballantine Medal. He died on May 30, 1984.