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Manuel Blum

computer science educator

Manuel Blum, American Computer science educator. Sloan Foundation fellow, 1972-1973.A.M. Turing awd, Association Computing Machinery. 1995. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Academy Arts and Sciences; member Association for ComputingMachinery (A.M. Turing award 1995), Sigma Xi (Monie A. Ferst award 1991).

Background

Blum, Manuel was born on April 26, 1938 in Caracas, Venezuela. Son of Bernardo and Ernestine (Horowitz) Blum.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964.

Career

Research assistant to research associate Research Laboratory Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960-1965. Assistant professor department mathematics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966-1968. Visiting assistant professor to professor department electrical engineering and computer science University California-Berkeley, since 1968, chairman for computer science, 1977-1980, faculty research lecturer, since 1995.

Bruce Nelson professor computer science, University professor Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member Association for Computing Machinery (A.M. Turing award 1995), Sigma Xi (Monie A. Ferst award 1991).

Connections

Married Lenore Epstein, July 30, 1961. 1 child, Avrim.

father:
Bernardo Blum

mother:
Ernestine (Horowitz) Blum

spouse:
Lenore Epstein

child:
Avrim Blum