The Gordon Center at UC San Diego is made possible through a generous gift from Bernard M. Gordon and his wife Sophia Gordon.


Considered the "father of analog to digital conversion" for his inventions and contribu­tions to signal transduction, medical tomography and other high precision instrumenta­tion, Bernard M. Gordon has more than 200 patents worldwide. Gordon is the Co-founder and Chairman of Danvers, Mass.-based Neurologica Corporation. He is also the founder of Analogic Corporation (Peabody, MA) and recently retired as Chair­man of the Board. Prior to Analogic, he was the president and cofounder of Epsco In­corporated. In 1986, Gordon received the National Medal of Technology, and in 1991 he was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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The Gordon Center at UC San Diego is made possible through a generous gift from Bernard M. Gordon and his wife Sophia Gordon. Through the Gordon Foundation, Bernard and Sophia Gordon are dedicated to supporting innovative engineering lead­ership training and reform in engineering education. In addition to the Gordon Engi­neering Leadership Center at UC San Diego, the couple has supported leadership cen­ters at MIT, Northeastern University, Tufts University, and the Technion, and they have established the National Academy of Engineering's Gordon Prize for Innovation in En­gineering and Technology Education (NAE Gordon Prize).