Stuart Feldman

Computer Scientist


Who is Stuart Feldman?

Stuart Feldman is best known as the creator of the computer software program make for UNIX systems. He was also an author of the first Fortran 77 compiler, and he was part of the original group at Bell Labs that created the Unix operating system. Until recently, he was the Vice President of Computer Science at IBM Research. He is currently Vice President, Engineering, East Coast, at Google. Feldman has served on the board of the Computing Research Association and of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. He was chair of ACM SIGPLAN and founding chair of ACM SIGecom. He was elected the President of the ACM in 2006. Feldman is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ACM Queue, a magazine he helped found with Steve Bourne. He has also served on the editorial boards of IEEE Internet Computing and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. He received an A.B. in astrophysical sciences from Princeton University and a Ph.D in applied mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Feldman became a Fellow of the IEEE in 1991 and a Fellow of the ACM in 1995. In 2003, he was awarded ACM's Software System Award for his creation of make.

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  • United States of America
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Applied mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University
    Astrophysical Sciences
  • Vice President of Engineering, Google
  • Vice President of Computer Science, IBM Research
  • Bell Labs

on July 23, 2013


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