Dr. Robert Rader

Robert Rader earned a bachelor's degree in Physics from Stanford University in 1961, worked as a science and math teacher in Ghana until 1964, and earned a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. He was
a postdoc at the Centre des Etudes Nucleaires at Saclay in France when he met Don Bitzer in 1972.

He worked at PLATO/CERL at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign from 1973 to 1982 as a member and
co-chairman of the system software group, and managing the computer operations staff. He moved to IBM's Research Division in Yorktown Heights in 1982 to work on storage systems. While at IBM, he went for three years to IBM's Austin Development Lab and worked on virtual memory management for the RS/6000. He worked at Veritas Software on the VERITAS File System and related products from 1994 until retiring in 2004.

Since retiring, he spends time studying physics in Prof. Leonard Susskind's physics lectures, learning languages,
and hiking and doing trail maintenance in the Santa Cruz Mountains.


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