Vale Barry de Ferranti

29 January 2019

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One of Australia's great ICT pioneers Prof Barry de Ferranti passed away in late January 2019 at the age of 90. Barry had a great sustained involvement with Sydney University where he did his Science and Engineering Degrees (1946-50).

He was a great supporter of the local industry and made a major contribution to Australian computing technology in the early days of our industry especially with Sydney Uni's own SILIAC.