Arthur C. Keller


Arthur C. Keller
New York, NY, USA
Associated organizations
Bell Labs
Fields of study


Arthur C. Keller (IRE Associate, 1936; VA, 1939; Senior Member, 1951; and Fellow, 1961) was born in New York, New York, on 18 August 1901. He received the B.S. degree in 1923, from Cooper Union, New York City, the M.S. degree, in 1925, from Yale University, New Haven, Conn., and did graduate work at Columbia University in New York City, from 1925 to 1929.

In 1962, Keller held the post, Director of Switching Apparatus Development at Bell Telephone Laboratories Inc., New York, N.Y. Previously he was Director of Component Development and Director of Switching Systems Development. His interests included electromechanical devices, sound recording and reproducing equipment, sonar, switching apparatus, electronic heating, sputtering equipment, and complete telephone systems. Keller received two U.S. Navy citations for contributions to sonar systems and devices work during World War II. In 1962, Keller was a Consultant for the Department of Defense (Research and Engineering) and the Chairman of a Working Group.

Keller was a member of the AIEE, the American Physical Society, the Acoustical Society of America, SMPTE, the Yale Engineering Association, and the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis. In addition, he was a licensed professional engineer in New York State. Keller was listed in "American Men of Science," "Who's Who in the East," Who's Who in Engineering," and other directories.

Further Reading

Arthur C. Keller Oral History