Chuck Peddle Honored

Chuck Peddle ’59 was recently honored as a member of the Francis Crowe Society and recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of engineering.Chuck Peddle, Susan J Hunter

Peddle has been called the father of the personal computer. He served as the lead technical designer on the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor in the early 1970s. He also worked on the KIM-1 (keyboard input monitor) and the Commodore PET personal computer, and recognized the need for low-cost technology that could transform the way people conducted business.