H. Dean Brown

Harold Dean Brown (August 13, 1927 – June 24, 2003) was a scientist in the United States. His fields ranged from physics and mathematics to computer software and philosophy. Harold Dean Brown (generally known as Dean Brown) was born in North Dakota on August 13, 1927. Brown received his BS degree in physics, mathematics, and chemistry from South Dakota State College in 1947. He was a University Fellow at the University of Kansas, from 1950 to 1952, where he received both his master's and doctoral degrees in physics. His doctoral degree specialized in classical and quantum stability. From 1952 to 1958 he was a nuclear reactions specialist in the DuPont Atomic Energy Division, Savannah River Laboratory and Project Matterhorn at Princeton University. While at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study he claimed to be a friend of Albert Einstein, with whom he played Go as a way of exploring John von Neumann’s game theory. During his time at DuPont, Brown served as chief scientist at the Savannah River Laboratory in a four-person evaluation team that selected the IBM 650 (the second off the line) in 1956 as the first general purpose electronic digital computer system installed there.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 13th, 1927
Date of death
2003 at age of 75
Place of death
California, United States of America


1. University of Kansas Colleges/University

The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest university in the state of Kansas. KU campuses are located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina and Kansas City, Kansas with the main campus being located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest point in Lawrence. The University was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864. It is the flagship university of the state of Kansas.

Type Land-grant university
2013. 1.56 bil. $
2010. 1.07 bil. $
Institution colors
1450 Jayhawk Blvd., 66045 - Lawrence, Kansas
2012. 19,169
2010. 20,343
2009. 21,066
2012. 7,966
2010. 8,354
2009. 8,938
Acceptance rate
2012. 92.3 %
2011. 92.7 %
2010. 93.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 9.23 K $
2011. 9.22 K $
2010. 8.73 K $
2009. 8.21 K $
2008. 7.73 K $
Official web page www.ku.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Kansas connected by profession and/or age

b. 1932., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1932., American Football Player
b. 1923., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1923., Novelist
b. 1932., Biologist
b. 1931., Professional Boxer
b. 1923., Organization founder
b. 1932., Physicist

2. South Dakota State University Colleges/University

South Dakota State University is the largest university in the U.S. state of South Dakota, located in Brookings. A public land-grant university and sun grant college, founded under the provisions of the 1862 Morrill Act, SDSU offers programs of study required by, or harmonious to, this Act. In step with this land-grant heritage and mission, SDSU has a special focus on academic programs in agriculture, engineering, nursing, and pharmacy, as well as the liberal arts. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies SDSU as a Research University with high research activity. The graduate program is classified as Doctoral/Science, Technology, Engineering, Math dominant. SDSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents, which governs the state's six public universities and two special schools.

Type Public school
2010. 66 mil. $
Institution colors
February 21st, 1881
Administration (SAD) 130, 57007 - Brookings, South Dakota
2010. 11,203
2009. 10,901
2010. 1,613
Acceptance rate
2010. 92.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 6.89 K $
2010. 6.44 K $
2009. 6.16 K $
2008. 5.81 K $
Official web page www3.sdstate.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended South Dakota State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1922., Physicist
b. 1931., American Football Running back
b. 1930., Teacher
b. 1923., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1971., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1947., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1919., Military Person
b. 1954., Politician


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