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Gerald Estrin

Gerald Estrin, computer scientist, engineering educator, academic administrator. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (distinguished speaker 1980), Association Computing Machinery (national lecturer 1966-1967).
  • Background

    Estrin, Gerald was born on September 9, 1921 in New York City. Married; 3 children.
  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1948; Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1951.

    Career

    • Research engineer electronic computer project Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1950-1953, 55-56; director electronic computing project Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 1953-1955; associate professor engineering University of California at Los Angeles, 1956-1958, professor, 1958-1991, professor emeritus, since 1991, chairman department computer science, 1979-1982, 85-88; Member advisory board applied mathematics division Argonne National Laboratory, 1966-1968, member associate universities review committee for chairman, 1976-1977, member advisory board applied mathematics division, 1974-1980, advisory committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Applications, 1983-1986; director Computer Communications, Incorporated, 1966-1967, Systems Engineering Laboratories, 1977-1980; member international program committee International Federation Information Processing Congress, 1968; international program chairman Jerusalem Conference Information Technology, 1971; member mathematics and computer science research advisory committee Atomic Energy Commission; member science committee, operating board Gould, Incorporated, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1981-1986; board governors Weizmann Institute of Science, 1971-1996, governor emeritus, since 1996.

    Membership

    • Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science

    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (distinguished speaker 1980)

    • Association Computing Machinery (national lecturer 1966-67).
      1966 - 1967

    Born September 9, 1921
    • 1948
      studied at University Wisconsin, Bachelor of Science
    • 1949
      studied at University Wisconsin, Master of Science
    • 1951
      studied at University Wisconsin, Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy
    • associate, professor engineering University of California at Los Angeles
    • professor, professor engineering University of California at Los Angeles
    • professor, emeritus
    • chairman, department computer science
    • Research engineer, electronic computer project Institute Advanced Study
    • 1950 - 1953
      Research engineer, electronic computer project Institute Advanced Study
    • 1953 - 1955
      director, electronic computing project Weizmann Institute Sci.
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