Abraham Silberschatz is the Sidney J. Weinberg Professor & Chair of Computer Science at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale, he was the Vice President of the Information Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories. Prior to that, he held a chaired professorship in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.
Professor Silberschatz is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He received the 2002 IEEE Taylor L. Booth Education Award, the 1998 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, and the 1997 ACM SIGMOD Contribution Award. In recognition of his outstanding level of innovation and technical excellence, he was awarded the Bell Laboratories President's Award for three different projects - the QTM Project (1998), the DataBlitz Project (1999), and the Netlnventory Project (2004).
Professor Silberschatz' writings have appeared in numerous ACM and IEEE publications and other professional conferences and journals. He has also written Op-Ed articles for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Hartford Courant, among others.
Abraham Silberschatz is the author of books: Operating System Concepts, Database System Concepts, Operating System Concepts Essentials, Operating System Concepts with Java, Applied Operating Systems Concepts, Database Management Systems, Operating System Concepts 5e and UNIX for the Hyper Impatient, Fundamentos de Sistemas Operacionais, Operating Systems 8e SC for It109 Supplement, Operating System Principles