Computer Science

Herbert Gelernter

Herbert Gelernter
In Memoriam - Professor Emeritus


It is with great sadness that the Department of Computer Science reports the loss of Dr. Herb Gelernter, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. Herb, a founding member of the department, passed away May 28, 2015. The department invites you to leave your fond memories of Herb here.

Herb will be greatly missed by his colleagues in the department, the many students who benefited from his great wisdom, and the entire Stony Brook community." -Dr. Arie Kaufman


Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge-based Heuristic Problem-solving Systems, and Scientific Applications.


Herbert L. Gelernter earned his Ph.D. from University of Rochester.