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1Name:  Dr. Edward E. David
 Institution:  EED, Inc.
 Year Elected:  1979
 Class:  1. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
 Subdivision:  103. Engineering
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1925
 Death Date:  February 13, 2017
Edward E. David was the president of EED, Inc, advisors to industry, government and universities, and consults on research and development, strategic planning and management, intellectual property, technology transfer, enhancing corporate research programs and developing corporate-academic research partnerships for the Washington Advisory Group. He received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1950 and spent the first two decades of his research career at Bell Telephone Laboratories, ascending to the position of executive director. From 1970-73 Dr. David served as science advisor to the President of the United States and director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He was also president of Exxon Research and Engineering Company from 1977-86, leading the corporation's research operations in projects both domestically and abroad. Dr. David was on the boards of several businesses and on technical advisory boards nationally and abroad. In 2009 he was awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal for his outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to NASA as a member of the NASA Advisory Council. He was a retired U.S. Representative to the NATO Science Committee as well as a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society in 2017. Edward E. David, Jr., died February 13, 2017, at age 92, at his home in Bedminster, New Jersey.
2Name:  Dr. Hiroshi Inose
 Institution:  National Institute of Informatics
 Year Elected:  1979
 Class:  1. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
 Subdivision:  103. Engineering
 Residency:  International
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1927
 Death Date:  October 11, 2000
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