George M. White

Distinguished Career Professor of Entrepreneurship

  • Michigan State University - B.S. - 1964
  • University of Oregon - Ph.D. - 1968
  • Stanford University - Post Doctoral - 1970
Areas of Expertise:
  • Entrepreneurship
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Entrepreneurship, business innovation ecosystems, learning organizations, impact of the Internet on the nature of the firm, spoken language interfaces to computers, cell phones and the Internet.
Published Papers: 
  • Virtual Assistants & Mobile Phones: How Speech Makes the Merger
    Speech Technology Magazine, April 2005.

  • All You Have to Do is Call the Business Case for Speech Technology in Telecom Networks is Strengthening
    Speech Technology Magazine, October 2001.

  • Steady-State Random Walks with Application to Homogeneous Nucleation
    The Journal of Chemical Physics 50(11), June 1969; 4672-4678.

  • On the Sliding-Filament Model of Muscular Contraction, IV Calculation of Force-Velocity Curves
    National Academy of Sciences 61(3), November 1968; 880-896.
    (with: T. Hill)

Working Papers: 
  • Lateral Activation Arrays, a Theory of Brain Function
    September, 2007.

  • Distinguished Visitor, IEEE Computer Society - 1978
  • Guest Lecturer DPMA - 1976-1978
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship - 1968
  • Danforth Fellowship & Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for doctoral studies - 1964
  • NASA Scholarship to the Summer Institute in Space Physics at Columbia University - 1963
  • State of Montana delegate to White House Conference on Children and Youth - 1960
Editorial Boards:
  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Artificial Intelligence (Board Member), 1977-80
Other Professional Activities:
  • Chairman, IEEE Computer Society MPA-TC Subcommittee on Speech Recognition and Understanding 1975-77
  • NATO Fellowship to NATO Advanced Study Institute on Artificial Intelligence Act 1974