Gerald Estrin

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Gerald Estrin

Name: Gerald Estrin

Born: September 9, 1921, in New York, USA

Death: March 29, 2012 (Age: 90)

Computer-related contributions

  • Professor emeritus at UCLA. Served as research engineer in the von Neumann group at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ from 1950-1956. There, he led the development of WEIZAC, the first large-scale electronic computer outside of the United States or Western Europe.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Fellow.
  • Guggenheim Fellow.