THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

Biographies & Studies: Engineers & Technologists (2387-2407)


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Biographies & Studies: Engineers & Technologists (2387-2407)
 
2387     Alic, Margaret. "Women and Technology in Ancient Alexandria: Maria
and Hypatia." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 4, NO.3 (1981): 305-312.
Describes what may be the earliest technological work that can be ascribed to
women.
 
 2388     Bishop, Ronald L., and Lange, Frederick W., eds. THE CERAMIC LEGACY
OF ANNA O. SHEPARD. Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1991.
 
 2389     Brittain, James E. "From Computer to Electrical Engineer: The
Remarkable Career of Edith Clarke." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION E-28, no.4
(November 1985): 184-189.
 
 2390     Bromberg, Howard. "Grace Murray Hopper: A Remembrance." IEEE SOFTWARE
9, no.3 (May 1992): 103. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Hopper (d. January 1, 1992) was
the co-inventor of the computer language COBOL. Obituaries also appeared in
COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM 32, no.4 (April 1992): 128; DIGITAL REVIEW 9, no.2
(January 20, 1992): 40; FEDERAL COMPUTER WEEK 6, no.1 (January 13, 1992): 26;
IEEE SOFTWARE 9, no.2 (March 1992): 95, and elsewhere.
 
 2391     "A Career, Business, Life Built on Freedom and Flexibility." IEEE
SOFTWARE 9, no.4 (July 1992): 77. Interview with Steve Shirley, who changed her
name to "Steve" to sell her software more easily and who helped form the group
Women in Information Technology (Women in IT).
 
 2392     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Ellen Swallow Richards: Technology and Women."
In TECHNOLOGY IN AMERICA: A HISTORY OF INDIVIDUALS AND IDEAS, ed. Carroll W.
Pursell, Jr. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981. 1st ed. 2nd ed. 1990. pp.142-150.
 
 2393     Dresselhaus, Mildred S. "Electrical Engineer." SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN
THE SCIENCES: AN ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANTS, ed. by Ruth B. Kundsin, pp.17-22.
(ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 208; 1973.) Repr. with title WOMEN
AND SUCCESS: THE ANATOMY OF ACHIEVEMENT. New York: Morrow, 1974.
 
 2394     Herzenberg, Caroline L., and Howes, Ruth Hege. "Women of the
Manhattan Project." TECHNOLOGY REVIEW (in press).
 
 2395     Howes, Ruth Hege, and Herzenberg, Caroline L. "Women in Weapons
Development: The Manhattan Project." WOMEN AND THE USE OF MILITARY FORCE, ed.
Ruth Hege Howes and Michael R. Stevenson, pp.95-110. Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener,
1993.
 
 2396     Keeshan, Kathleen K. "From the Arts to Applied Mathematics: A Path to
Success in Research." U.S. WOMAN ENGINEER 36, no.2 (March-April 1990): 11-13.
On the career of Patricia Selinger of IBM Database Technology Institute.
 
 2397     Moore, Glenis. "Hertha Ayrton - First Lady of the IEE." ELECTRONICS &
POWER 32 (August 1986): 583-585. Inventor of a portable fan for repulsing
poison gases.
 
 2398     Perry, Tekla S. "Susan Hackwood." IEEE SPECTRUM 29, no.8 (August
1992): 62+. Founding Dean of University of California at Riverside College of
Engineering.
 
 2399     Richmond, Caroline. "A Builder of Bridges (Joanna Kennedy)." NEW
SCIENTIST 102 (June 7, 1984): 38.
 
 2400     Robinson, Lisa Mae. "Regulating What We Eat: Mary Engle Pennington
and the Food Research Laboratory." AGRICULTURAL HISTORY 64 (Spring 1990):
143-153.
 
 2401     Sluby, Patricia Carter. "Black Women and Inventions." SAGE 6, no.2
(1989): 33-35.
 
 2402     Trescott, Martha Moore. "Julia B. Hall and Aluminum." In DYNAMOS AND
VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha
Moore Trescott, pp.149-179. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979.
 
 2403     Trescott, Martha Moore. "Lillian Moller Gilbreth and the Founding of
Modern Industrial Engineering." MACHINA EX DEA: FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON
TECHNOLOGY, ed. by Joan Rothschild, pp.23-37. New York: Pergamon, 1983.
 
 2404     Vare, Ethlie Ann, and Ptacek, Greg. MOTHERS OF INVENTION: A HISTORY
OF FORGOTTEN WOMEN AND THEIR UNFORGETTABLE IDEAS. New York: Morrow, 1988. Brief
biographies of over 100 inventors.
 
 2405     Weigold, Marilyn E. SILENT BUILDER: EMILY WARREN ROEBLING AND THE
BROOKLYN BRIDGE. Port Washington, NY: Associated Faculty Press, 1984. Civil
engineer.
 
 2406     Wheeler, Roger, and Snowdon, Philip. "American Women in Space."
JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 40 (1987): 81-88. Biographies of
the first 12 women in space.
 
 2407     Zientara, Marguerite. WOMEN, TECHNOLOGY, AND POWER: TEN STARS AND THE
HISTORY THEY MADE. New York: AMACOM, 1987. Oral histories of ten female leaders
in the microcomputer industry.


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