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Dr. John Cohn (2010)

20 Duxbury Rd
Richmond, VT 05477
Telephone: 802-434-3576 


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BSEE Electrical Engineering 1977-1981
Carnegie Mellon University Ph.D. Computer Engineering 1988-1991


Professional Experience:
2006- Present IBM Fellow, IBM Systems and Technology Group
2002- Present Chief Scientist for Design Automation, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Systems and Technology Group Chief Electronic Design Automation Scientist for IBM's Hardware Development
2001- 2002 Electronic Design Automation Group, IBM Microelectronics. Essex Jct. VT, Distinguished Engineer, Technical leader of IBM's 400 person internal CAD development team
1991 - 2001 Electronic Design Automation Group, IBM Microelectronics, Essex Jct. VT, Senior Technical Staff Member
1981 - 1988 Analog Specials Development, IBM Microelectronics, Essex Jct. VT and IBM Hursley Labs UK, Advisory Engineer


Selected Awards and Honors:
Co-starring in "The Colony" technical reality TV show on Discovery Channel beginning 7/21/09
Elected VP Americas for IBM Academy of Technology 2007
Appointed IBM Fellow (1 of 63 in the IBM Company) 
Named IBM Burlington Master Inventor
IEEE Division 1 Award for Service to the Field and Community Elected to IBM Academy Technology Council (12 member leadership of IBM 192,000 member technical community)
Elected Fellow of the IEEE 
Appointed Distinguished Engineer - Technical Executive
Elected IBM Academy of Technology - 300 person technical advisory council to IBM Corporate Technology Council
IBM Patent supplemental value award
Appointed State Science Testing Content Committee by VT Secretary of Education
VT Chamber of Commerce grant for science education
IEEE grant for robotics in schools program


Approximately 50 patents issued or pending 

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