Hendrik Wade Bode

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Birthday
24, 1905
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 21, 1982 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1905
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 21, 1982 (76)

About

Engineer, inventor, and pioneer of modern control theory and electronic telecommunications who helped design missiles during the Cold War. He worked at NACA which came before NASA and is known among modern engineering students for developing the asymptotic magnitude and phase plot that bears his name, the Bode plot.

Before Fame

He worked at Bell Labs in NYC after receiving his his BA degree in 1924, at age 19, and his M.A. Degree in 1926 from Ohio State University.

Trivia

He was elected member to the National Academy of Sciences in 1957.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Barbra Bode.

Associated With

He was awarded the President's Certificate of Merit by Harry S. Truman in 1948.

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