Saul Rosen

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Saul RosenName: Saul Rosen

Born: February 8, 1922 in Port Chester, New York, USA

Death: June 9, 1991 (Age: 69)

Computer related contributions

  • Lead software designer for the world's first transistorized computer, the Philco TRANSAC S-2000.
  • Helped take Purdue to the forefront of high-performance computing at American universities.


  • Lectures on the Measurement and Evaluation of the Performance of Computing Systems (1987)
  • Electronic computers: A historical survey (1969)
  • Programming Systems and Languages (1967)

Honors and awards

  • ACM Distinguished Service Award (1984)
  • One of the charter faculty members in Purdue's Computer Science Department