Daniel Rosenkrantz


2001 SIGMOD Contributions Award


Daniel J. Rosenkrantz is a Leading Professor of Computer Science at the University at Albany – SUNY, which he joined in 1977, and was Department Chair from 1993 to 1999. He was at Bell Telephone Laboratories from 1966 to 1967, General Electric Research and Development Center from 1967 to 1977, and Phoenix Data Systems from 1983 to 1985. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 1963, 1964, and 1967, respectively. He is a Fellow of the ACM, and received the SIGMOD Contributions Award in 2001. He is a co-author of the book Compiler Design Theory. He was editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (J. ACM) from 1986 to 1991, and an area editor from 1981 to 1986. He was Secretary of SIGACT from 1977 to 1979. He was general chair of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems in 1984, 1990, and 1991, program chair of the IEEE Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science in 1975, and has served on numerous conference committees. His research interests include database systems, algorithms, and compilers.