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J. Guy Woodward ’36

Physics major

A pioneer in recording video on magnetic tape, J. Guy Woodward, Ph.D., was a member of the team that publicly demonstrated videotape recording of television signals in color and black-and-white for the first time in 1953. His work as a scientist at RCA resulted in seven patents. In 1963, he received the Emile Berliner Award of the Audio Engineering Society for "his research and development in underwater sound, electromechanical feedback systems, musical acoustics, stereophonic sound reproduction and magnetic tape and disk recording."

Woodward received the Outstanding Alumni Award from North Central College in 1973.