Laurence A. Manning


Laurence A. Manning
Associated organizations
Harvard University
Fields of study


Laurence A. Manning (IRE Student, 1943; Associate, 1945; and Senior Member, 1955) was born in Palo Alto, California, on 28 April 1923. He received the A.B. degree in electrical engineering and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, all from Stanford University, in 1944, 1948, and 1949, respectively.

Manning joined the war-time Radio Research Laboratory at Harvard University as a Special Research Associate. In 1962, he was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Manning's principal interests included the fields of ionospheric radio propagation and engineering education.

Manning was a Senior Member of the IRE as well as a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, and the U.S.A. National Committee of the International Scientific Radio Union.