AMAR G. BOSE
Dr. Amar G. Bose is Chairman of the Board and Technical Director
of the Bose Corporation and Professor of Electrical Engineering
at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was born
in Philadelphia in 1929, and received his bachelor, master and doctoral
degrees from MIT in the mid-50s. In 1956, Dr. Bose began research
into physical acoustics and psychoacoustics: the study of human
perception of sound.
Boses studies at the Institute led to numerous patents in
the fields of acoustics, electronics, nonlinear systems, and communication
theory, as well as the founding of the Bose Corporation in 1964.
After initially questioning why loudspeakers with advanced technical
specifications failed to reproduce the realism of a live performance,
Dr. Bose began his 12-year study of speaker design and psychoacoustics.
The Bose Corporation introduced the Bose 901 Sound System, which
set a new standard for sound quality and promptly received worldwide
The Bose Corporation currently designs and manufacturers some of
the most sophisticated and highly regarded audio products in the
worldincluding the Bose Wave® Radio. The Bose name is
synonymous with quality sound and is known for its lifelike sound
Dr. Amar G. Bose was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2000.
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