Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Gerald Estrin
Born: September 9, 1921, in New York, USA
Death: March 29, 2012 (Age: 90)
- Professor emeritus at UCLA. Served as research engineer in the von Neumann group at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ from 1950-56. 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.