Professor Sir Frederic Williams and Professor Tom Kilburn blue plaque in Manchester
Sir Frederic Williams (1911-1977) and Tom Kilburn (1921-2001) Creators of the first Stored-Program Computer. Graduate and Professor of Electro-technics 1946-1977. Graduate and Professor of Computer Engineering & Computer Science 1960-1981.
Tom Kilburn CBE, FRS (11 August 1921 – 17 January 2001) was an English engineer. With Freddie Williams he worked on the Williams-Kilburn Tube and the world's first stored-program computer, the Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM), while working at the University of Manchester.