Lawrence Rowe

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Lawrence Rowe

Name: Lawrence (Larry) A. Rowe

Born: April 11, 1948

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer scientist, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley from 1976 to 2003.
  • Founding director of the Berkeley multimedia Research Center (BMRC), 1995. A major BMRC accomplishment was creating the Berkeley Webcasting System that produced over 30 hours a week of Berkeley course lectures. Unfortunately, it was shutdown in 2009 due to funding.
  • Headed the research group that produced the Berkeley MPEG-1 Tools (1991-5), the Berkeley Multimedia, Interfaces, and Graphics (MIG) Seminar Webcast (1995-2002), and the Open Mash Streaming Media Toolkit (1999-2003).