Christopher R. Johnson, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by Anne P. Peterson, 21 September 2012

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Title Christopher R. Johnson, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by Anne P. Peterson, 21 September 2012
Alternative Title No. 654 Christopher R. Johnson
Creator Johnson, Christopher R., 1960-
Contributor Peterson, Anne P.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-09-21; 2011-10-18
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Date Digital 2015-07-08
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Johnson, Christopher R., 1960- --Interviews; Computer scientists--Biography; University of Utah--Faculty--Biography; University of Utah--History
Description Transcript (46, 55 pages) of two interviews by Anne P. Peterson with Christopher R. Johnson, director of the Scientific Computing Institute, on 21 September and 18 October 2011. Part of the University Oral History Project, Everett Cooley Collection tape numbers U-3086 and U-3092
Abstract Christopher Johnson (b. 1960) was born in Kansas City, Kansas. His father was in the Air Force so he and his family moved around a lot when he was young. He went to high school and did his undergraduate in Dayton, Ohio. Christopher then earned his master´s in physics and a PhD in biophysics and computing from the University of Utah. Before working at the University of Utah, he was a professor of physics at Westminster for four years. He describes several positions he held at the University of Utah. Christopher talks about his time working at Sperry Corporation. He describes his involvement with the ACCESS program at the University of Utah.In his second interview, Christopher talks about his time as a research assistant professor, assistant professor, and then associate chairman of the department of computer sciences at the University of Utah. He describes research projects he was involved in. Christopher explains interactive scientific visualization. He talks about his time as director of the Center for Scientific Computing and Imaging. He also worked for the Department of Energy. He talks about his involvement with the University of Utah´s school of computing. Christopher talks about the start-up he founded, Visual Influence.Project: University Oral History Project. Interviewer: Anne Peterson
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Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Topic Computer scientists; University of Utah
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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