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Pierre Bézier

Pierre Etienne Bézier (September 1, 1910, - November 25, 1999) was a French engineer and creator of the Bézier curve.

Born in Paris, Bézier obtained a degree in mechanical engineering from the Ecole des Arts et Métiers in 1930. He earned a second degree in electrical engineering in 1931 at the Ecole Superieure d'Electricité[?], and a doctorate in 1977 in mathematics from the University of Paris.

He worked for Renault from 1933 - 1975, where he developed his UNISURF[?] CAD CAM system.

From 1968 - 1979 he was Professor of Production Engineering at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers[?].

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