Posts in category: Historical Series

EE/ECE Historical Series, Part 3: Profile of Jewell James Ebers

Jewell James Ebers, an electrical engineer and Ohio State Alumnus, is remembered for his work in understanding and employing electron devices more efficiently. Ebers hailed from Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was born in November of 1921. After three years of service in the U.S. Army, Ebers studied at Antioch College, a private liberal arts…

Carolyn Kramer Serling 1929—2020

Carolyn Kramer Serling, writer, actress, and wife of Rod Serling, passed away on Jan. 9, 2020. She would have turned 91 on Feb. 3. Recently, “Carol” was best known for keeping her husband’s screenwriting legacy alive. Rod, a central New York native and professor at Ithaca College, passed away in 1975 after creating “The Twilight…

EE/ECE Historical Series, Part 2: Profile of Professor Edwin Ernest Dreese

Edwin Ernest Dreese was the next chair of the Ohio State EE Department in succession to Frank Cary Caldwell. Born in Edmore, Michigan in 1895, his path was a bit different. He entered the University of Michigan in 1915 for Literature, Science and the Arts, but transferred to Engineering the second year. As the war…

EE/ECE Historical Series, Part 1: Profile of Professor Frank (Francis) Cary Caldwell

The first chair of the Ohio State EE Department had many interesting and important roles in the burgeoning field of electrical engineering around the turn of the century. Francis, or Frank, Cary Caldwell came to Ohio State in 1893 as an Assistant Professor of Physics, and in 1897 he became an Associate Professor of Electrical…

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