February 19, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate Frederick Phillips Brooks, Jr., to be a member of the National Science Foundation for a term expiring May 10, 1992. He would succeed Stuart A. Rice.
Since 1964 Dr. Brooks has been a Kenan professor of computer science at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Previously he was with the IBM Corp., 1956 - 1965. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Association of Computer Machinists.
Dr. Brooks graduated from Duke University (A.B., 1953) and Harvard University (S.M., 1955; Ph.D., 1956). He currently resides in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Brooks is married and has three children. He was born April 19, 1931, in Durham, NC.