George H. Goble
Senior Systems Engineer
Engineering Computer Network
George H. Goble earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1975. Geroge is a true trailblazer in the field of computing, his accomplishments include creating the very first parallel processor by wiring two DEC VAX processors together; a precursor to TCP/IP called PNET; broadcasting one of the very first web “videos” of a solar eclipse.
Outside of computing, George was also very active with working on refrigerants, creating R-406a and GHG-X8. In 1996, he also won the IgNobel prize for Chemistry for the fastest time to light a charcoal grill.
In the past two decades, his understanding of filesystems was crucial in fine tuning performance of servers and backup systems.