Harold S. Goldberg

Title: Retired Engineer, Educator, Entrepreneur
Company: Tufts University
Location: Lake Worth, Florida, United States

Harold S. Goldberg, Retired Engineer, Educator and Entrepreneur at Tufts University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineering.

Years after passing an entrance exam at the Cooper Union School of Engineering Academy, Mr. Goldberg went on to serve Tufts University as the associate dean of the Gordon Institute in Wakefield, Massachusetts, from 1988 to 1992 and in Medford, Massachusetts, from 1992 to 1993, and a lecturer in engineering from 1996 until his retirement in 2005. Prior to this tenure, he held various roles at myriad engineering companies nationwide. In addition, Mr. Goldberg instructed the evening school at the New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering from 1950 to 1959, consulted for the Analogic Corporation from 1988 to 2003, lectured at Tufts University from 1993 to 2003, and was the acting manager of the Test and Measurement Division at Tufts University from 2002 to 2003.

In preparation for his career, Mr. Goldberg pursued a formal education at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, earning a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1944. He then served home of record in the U.S. Army Signal Corps at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico in 1945, also continuing his military service for two years, and attended the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, where he attained a Master of Electrical Engineering in 1949. Additionally, he completed coursework at Columbia University and is a certified professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Among Mr. Goldberg’s achievements, he founded or co-founded Data Precision Corp. and the Gordon Institute, the first graduate school to teach engineering leadership. Likewise, he co-founded the Electrotechnical Conference and Sales Exposition, and was the first president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). A member of myriad organizations and the recipient of numerous honors and accolades, he was an editor of the IEEE Reflector from 1976 to 1998 and columnist for the IEEE Magazine from 1994 to 1998.

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