"In the Beginning: Unix at Bell Labs"

Name Education, Experience Contributions to Unix
Ken Thompson  B.Sc., M.Sc. EE, Berkeley 65, 66; BL 66- B, bas, Fortran
(with Ritchie), ed, roff, sort, grep, uniq, plot, sa, dd
Dennis Ritchie B.A. Physics, Harvard 63;Ph.D. Appl. Math, Harvard 68 (diss on subrecursive hierarchies of functions);BL 68- C, fork-exec, set-userid, db, ed, I/O stream in v8;
(with Thompson) fc (fortran iv);
(with Johnson), port to Interdata
Joe Osanna   n/troff
Bob Morris   typo, math library, primes, factor, crypt
(with Cherry) dc-bc
Doug McIlroy B.E.P. Eng'g Physics, Cornell 54; Ph.D. Math, MIT 59; BL 58- tmg, speak, diff, join, look. dict, spell
Lorinda Cherry M.S. Computer Science, Stevens 69 eqn (startup), parts
Steve Johnson   yacc, lint, portable C, spell
Lee McMahon B.A., M.A. St. Louis University; Ph.D. Psychology, Harvard; BL 63-89 comm, qsort, sed, grep, index, cref, cu, architect for Datakit
Brian Kernighan A.M., Ph.D. EECS, Princeton 66, 69 name UNIX, notion of tools, ratfor, eqn, awk, pic. dvi troff
Steve Bourne   adb, Bourne shell
extended and named
Unix Circuit Design System (UCDS)
Mike Lesk   -ms, tbl, refer, lex, uucp, apnews, weather
(with Kernighan) learn 
Stu Feldman B.A. Astrophysics, Princeton; Ph.D. Astrophysics, MIT f77, make
(with Andy Hall) efl
Peter Weinberger B.S. Math, Swarthmore 64; Ph.D. Math, Berkeley 69; Bellcomm, Inc. 69-70; Instr., Asst Prof, Michigan 70-76; BL 1976- awk, I/O lib for f77, mp, afactor, cbt (B-tree lib)
A.G. (Sandy) Fraser B.Sc. Aero Eng'g, Bristol 58; Ph.D., Computing Science, Cambridge 69; BL 69-; Head, Computer System Research 77- Datakit, nfs, ufs
original version of UCDS
Joe Condon   UCDS
Al Aho B.A.Sc. Eng'g. Physics, Toronto 63; M.A., Ph.D. EECS, Princeton 65, 67; BL 66-- awk, egrep, fgrep, language theory and algorithms
Greg Chesson  Ph.D.  U. Illinois, 77
communications, mpx, con, dcon, 
Berk Tague   USG
Joe Maranzano   USG
Dick Haight   PWB
Ted Dolotta A.M, M.S.E., Ph.D.  Elec.Eng.,  Princeton 57, 57, 61 PWB
John Reiser   bitblt
(with Tom London) port to VAX + paging, V32 system --> Berkeley
P.J. (Bill) Plauger
A.B. Physics Princeton, 65; Ph.D. Nuclear Physics, Mich. St., 69
tools