Gordon W. Anderson, PhD

Title:  Electrical Engineer, Research Physicist;
Professor (Retired)
Company: Naval Research Laboratory;
City University of New York
Location: Washington, DC; New York, NY
United States


  • Capitol Hill Restoration Society (board of directors, 1988-1989)
  • Colonial Singers & Players (board of directors, secretary treasurer, players board of directors, 1973-1998)
  • DC Center for Independent Living (board of directors, founding member, 1981-1993) (president, 1990-1992) (treasurer, 1989-1990) (vice president, 1982-1983)
  • Epilepsy Foundation of America (member, affiliate of the professional advisory board, 1978-1992)
  • (secretary, affiliate of the professional advisory board, 1972-1976) (affiliate board of directors, 1974-1986) (affiliate honorary board directors, 1989) (affiliate president, 1976-1978) (founding member, affiliate board directors, 1972-1973) (national board of directors, 1979-1985)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Exceptional Civil Services Award, Office of the Secretary Defense, Defense Technology Security Administration (2008)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-1997, 1992-1993)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1996, 1986-1990)
  • Grant Recipient, National Science Foundation (1963)
  • Fellow, Ford Foundation (1959-1961)
  • Recipient, Williams College Book Award (1957)
  • Numerous Naval Research Laboratory awards

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