Edward Feigenbaum

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Edward FeigenbaumName: Edward Albert Feigenbaum

Born: January 20, 1936 in Weehawken, New Jersey USA

Computer related contributions

  • Computer scientist working in the field of artificial intelligence.
  • Often called the "father of expert systems."
  • Founded the Knowledge Systems Laboratory at Stanford University.


  • The Age of Intelligent Machines: Knowledge Processing--From File Servers to Knowledge Servers
  • Some challenges and grand challenges for computational intelligence

Honors and awards

  • Turing Award (1994)
  • U.S. Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service Award (1997)
  • Inducted into IEEE Intelligent Systems' AI's Hall of Fame (2011)
  • Awarded the Fellow Award by the Computer History Museum in California (2012)