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Noah Mendelsohn

Professor of the Practice
Computer Science

Noah Mendelsohn

Noah Mendelsohn

Professor of the Practice
Computer Science

Phone 617-627-0537
Halligan Hall, Room 214
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
distributed systems, operating systems, World Wide Web
Biography: 

Noah Mendelsohn is a professor of the practice in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University and a contributor to numerous widely-deployed language and Internet standards (including JavaBeans, XML, and SOAP). He is the former chair of the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG), the senior technical steering committee for the World Wide Web.

Education: 
M.S., Computer Science, Stanford University, 1982
B.S., Physics, MIT, 1974
Professional Experience: 
2013-present:

Professor of the Practice, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

2012:

Visiting Scholar, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

1992-present:

IBM

  • 2010-present: Distinguished Engineer Emeritus
  • 2009-2010: Distinguished Engineer, IBM Software Group
  • 2000-2009: Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research
  • 1992-1999: Consulting Engineer, Lotus Development (acquired by IBM)
Selected Professional Activities: 
2009-2013: Chair, Technical Architecture Group, World Wide Web Consortium
1997-2009: Member, Working Group, W3C
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
COMP-0150-IDS: Internet-Scale Distributed Systems