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Mark Smith

Full name: Mark Jeffrey Troy Smith
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: May 17, 1956 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Atalanta Fencing Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Mark Smith graduated from MIT in 1978 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He then earned a masters’ degree from Georgia Tech in 1979 and a PhD in 1984. Smith became a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Georgia Tech. His research focused on voice synthesis, specifically teaching computers to analyze a person’s voice from just a few notes. He also worked on high-definition (HD) television transmission.

In fencing Smith was US foil champion in 1981 and 1983. He won a silver medal in team foil at the 1983 Pan American Games, and competed at the 1982 World Championships and the 1979, 1981, and 1982 Universiade. Smith was a fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) in 1995, and won four IEEE signal processing society paper awards – in 1989, 1992 and two in 1995. At Georgia Tech he was voted an outstanding teacher in 1987 and 1988. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. After many years at Georgia Tech Smith later moved to Purdue University where he served as a professor, the dean of the graduate school, and as fencing coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 5

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1984-08-05 1 0 9 6
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1984-08-05 USA 9, GBR 6 9 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1984-08-05 Smith (USA) 5, Gosbee (GBR) 2 5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1984-08-05 Harper (GBR) 5, Smith (USA) 1 1
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1984-08-05 Smith (USA) 5, Bell (GBR) 3 5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1984-08-05 Smith (USA) , Bruniges (GBR)
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 5T 1984-08-05 0 1 2 9
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1984-08-05 FRG 9, USA 2 2 0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1984-08-05 Behr (FRG) 5, Smith (USA) 0 0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1T 1984-08-05 1 0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1984-08-04 1 1 12 11
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1984-08-04 ITA 9, USA 3 3 0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1984-08-04 Borella (ITA) 5, Smith (USA) 2 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1984-08-04 Cipressa (ITA) 5, Smith (USA) 3 3
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One NC 1984-08-04 Smith (USA) Not contested, Scuri (ITA) Not contested
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1984-08-04 Cerioni (ITA) 5, Smith (USA) 4 4
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1984-08-04 USA 9, EGY 2 9 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1984-08-04 Smith (USA) 5, El-Husseini (EGY) 1 5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1984-08-04 Smith (USA) 5, Rifaat (EGY) 2 5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One NC 1984-08-04 Smith (USA) Not contested, Soliman (EGY) Not contested
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One NC 1984-08-04 Smith (USA) Not contested, Diab (EGY) Not contested
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