Andrew S. Tanenbaum

ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award

USA - 1994


For his influential contributions to computer science education, especially in computer systems. Professor Tanenbaum has written five textbooks in the areas of computer architecture, networks, and operating systems, and he has developed many software systems, most notably MINIX, specifically for educational use. These textbooks and software systems are in wide use internationally. He has also produced Ph.D. students who themselves are successful educators and researchers in computer systems.