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Aaron Tenenbaum

Computer and Information Science

Location: 2122b Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2066
Fax: 718.951.4842

Brooklynite Aaron Tenenbaum registered for the first computer science course offered at Brooklyn College. He did his undergraduate studies in Mathematics at night, supported by a NY State Regents Scholarship, and was graduated summa cum laude. He earned his doctorate from New York University under a Fellowship from NSF and transferred to the newly created NYU Department of Computer Science. He joined the faculty of the new Department of Information Science at Brooklyn in 1973 and served as Chair of the department (renamed Computer & Information Science) from 1985 2009. He co-authored several texts on Data Structures that were translated into several languages. One was the 2d highest-selling computer text in the country. NSF & IBM supported his research. As Chair, he introduced undergraduate & graduate programs in information systems, multimedia computing, and distributed computing.

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