Frank Evans Heart was an American computer engineer influential in computer networking.
10 Facts About Frank Heart
Frank Heart's father was an engineer at the Otis Elevator Company; his mother was an insurance agent.
Frank Heart received both bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering in 1952.
At Lincoln Lab, Frank Heart remained as a staff member after completing his master's degree.
Frank Heart liked working with small, tightly knit groups composed of very bright people.
Frank Heart believed that individual productivity and talent varied not by factors of two or three, but by factors of ten or a hundred.
In 1966, Frank Heart left Lincoln Lab after being recruited by research and development company Bolt, Beranek and Newman.
In 1972, Frank Heart appeared in the ARPANET documentary Computer Networks: The Heralds of Resource Sharing.
In 2014, Frank Heart was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
On June 24,2018, Frank Heart died of melanoma at age 89 in a retirement community in Lexington, Massachusetts.