Collection: Guidance, Navigation, and Control
Paul E. Ceruzzi is curator of aerospace electronics and computing. His work includes research, writing, planning exhibits, collecting artifacts, and lecturing on the subjects of microelectronics, computing, and control as they apply to the practice of air and space flight.
Dr. Ceruzzi attended Yale University and the University of Kansas, from which received a PhD in American studies in 1981. Before joining the staff of the National Air and Space Museum, he taught history of technology at Clemson University in South Carolina.
He is the author or co-author of several books on the history of computing and related topics:
Dr. Ceruzzi was a co-curator for Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, and worked on such major exhibitions as Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age; Space Race; and How Things Fly.