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educator , Computer scientist

Harold Joseph Highland, American computer scientist, educator. Achievements include research in computersm, statistics and cryptography.

Background

Highland, Harold Joseph was born on April 26, 1917 in New York City. Son of Joseph Francis and Frances (Bernstein) Highland.

Education

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1938. Master of Science, City College of New York, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1942.

Career

Editor, public, several consumer and trade publications, New Yorkdean Arthur T. Roth Graduate School, director computer laboratories, Long Island U., 1958-1966;professor computer science, State University of New York, Farmingdale, 1966-1978;Distinguished professor, State University of New York, Farmingdale, 1978-1981;retired, State University of New York, Farmingdale, 1981;professor statistics and research, Hoftsra U., New York, 1968-1970; Adjunct Professor computer science, Hofstra U., 1974-1975;Fulbright professor computer science and operations research, Helsinki (Finland) U. Technology, 1970-1971;professor computer science, National Training Center United States Customs, 1971-1973;managing director, Compulit Inc. Adviser Computer Security Technology Committee of Chinese Computer Federation, Beijing. Chairman international commission on information security education and training, member technical commission on information security International Federation for Information Prcoesssing.

Member North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science Affairs Advisory Board. Member Information Security Research Center, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. President Virus Security Institute.

Chairman task force Implementation of Association for Computing Machinery International Plan. Consultant to various government agys. in the United States and abroad. Public information officer IFIP/TCII.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in computersm, statistics and cryptography.

Works

Membership

Fellow Irish Computer Society, Association for Computer Machinery (SIGSIM special recognition 1973), member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), Information Systems Security Association (Fitzgerald award 1994), Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, International Association Cryptographic Research, Society Basic Irreproducible Research, New York Academy of Sciences, The Internet Society, Association for Corporation Computing Technology Professionals.

Connections

Married Esther Harris, June 16, 1940. 1 child, Joseph Harris.

father:
Joseph Francis Highland

mother:
Frances (Bernstein) Highland

spouse:
Esther Harris

child:
Joseph Harris Highland