CECIL H. GREEN
With a masters degree in electrical
engineering from MIT and experience at General Electric and Raytheon in
the early 1930s, Cecil Green joined the newly-formed company Geophysical
Services, Inc. There he developed the field of reflection seismology,
which revolutionized the use of geophysics in the search for petroleum.
His path-breaking work helped his company evolve into the giant Texas
Instruments Inc. Green also is remembered for his generous support of
education and research programs at universities throughout the world.