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Edna MacLean: HP’s First Female Engineer
In 1953, Edna MacLean became Hewlett-Packard’s first female engineer after she graduated from Stanford University. MacLean had been working for HP as a part-time lab technician in R&D while she comple ...
Going Nuclear: HP and Nuclear Research
Few pursuits demanded accuracy and precision like measuring radioactivity. Hewlett-Packard entered the market for nuclear research instruments in the late 1940s, and many of the company’s products, in ...
How Dynac/Dymec Led HP to Computers
In 1956, Hewlett-Packard created Dynac — renamed Dymec in 1958 — to work on systems in which multiple products were combined to carry out a specific purpose, such as radar simulators for missile devel ...
Women and Men Working Together
Women and men employees worked closely together across department lines throughout the 1950s. In 1956, for example, the women of the Pre-Fab Department stepped in to help the Machine Shop’s Waveguide ...