Granino A. Korn

Granino A. Korn
Berlin, Germany
Associated organizations
Sperry Gyroscope, Curtiss-Wright, Lockheed Aircraft Company, University of Arizona, Tucson
Fields of study
Communications, Computing


Granino A. Korn was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1922. He received the B.S. degree in physics from Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1942, and the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Columbia University in New York City, in 1943 and 1948, respectively.

During World War II, Korn served in the U.S. Navy, and then he held a variety of engineering jobs. He was a Project Engineer with Sperry Gyroscope, Great Neck, New York; Head of the Analysis Group at Curtiss-Wright, Columbus, Ohio; Staff Engineer with Lockheed Aircraft Company, Burbank, California; and a Consultant under his own name. In 1957, he joined the University of Arizona, Tucson, as Professor of Electrical Engineering, where he taught courses on electronic computers and communication theory.

Korn was a member of Sigma Xi and Simulation Councils, Inc.