Iconic Researcher, Teacher Richard Hamming Maintains Lasting Legacy on Campus
Stewart, Kenneth A.
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“The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers,” once noted renowned mathematician and former Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor Richard W. Hamming. For the man who set aside a lifetime of groundbreaking discoveries for the love of teaching, at a self-imposed $1 per year salary, it would prove to be a prophetic statement indeed.
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