In Memoriam

Drew McDermott


Drew McDermott, CS Professor Emeritus, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022 after a long illness. 

Drew was a world-renowned leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence and also served as the Department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies at Yale CS for many years.


Stan Eisenstat

Stanley Eisenstat, Professor of Computer Science, who taught computer science at Yale for nearly 50 years, passed away on December 17, 2020, at the age of 76, after a brief illness.

Memorial Tributes:  https://ccxxgao.github.io/

SEAS: In Memoriam: https://seas.yale.edu/news-events/news/memoriam-stanley-eisenstat-professor-computer-science

Yale Daily News article:  https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2020/12/23/the-heartbeat-of-our-department-stanley-eisenstat-professor-of-computer-science-at-yale-for-almost-50-years-dies-at-76/

Yale Alumni Magazine article:  https://yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/5283-a-computer-scientist-loved-for-his-teaching


Paul Hudak

Paul Hudak, Professor of Computer Science for thirty-three years and head of Saybrook College, died on April 29, 2015, after a long battle with leukemia.

YaleNews article: https://news.yale.edu/2015/04/30/memoriam-paul-hudak-computer-scientist-and-saybrook-college-master

Yale Daily New article: https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2015/04/30/hudak-spirited-saybrugian-and-cs-prof-succumbs-to-cancer/