Author: Leon Tabak

Leon Tabak is a professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Science at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). For more than 20 years, he has supported the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) program by reading examinations, leading workshops for AP teachers, and reviewing syllabi that teachers include as part of their applications to teach AP courses. Professor Tabak earned his degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

A commendation for my colleague.

Upon his retirement, Cornell College bestowed upon Professor Tony deLaubenfels the rank of Professor Emeritus. The college’s dean asked me, the chairman of the department in which Tony teaches, to write a letter of commendation to accompany the award. In my letter, I described some of Tony’s important contributions to our college and thanked him…

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