Who is Jeffrey Ullman? Wiki, Bio, Career,controversy, books, Wife, Children and net worth.

Jeffrey Ullman Wikipedia, Age and Bio

Jeffrey David Ullman was born on November 22, 1942( age 78 years).

He is an American computer scientist and the Stanford W. Ascherman Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, at Stanford University.

Jeffrey Ullman Career

Ullman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Mathematics from Columbia University in 1963 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1966.  From 1969 to 1979 he was a professor at Princeton. Since 1979 he has been a professor at Stanford University.

Ullman’s research interests include database theory, data integration, data mining, and education using the information infrastructure. He is one of the founders of the field of database theory and was the doctoral advisor of an entire generation of students who later became leading database theorists in their own right.

Jeffrey was the Ph.D. advisor of Sergey Brin, one of the co-founders of Google, and served on Google’s technical advisory board. He is currently the CEO of Gradiance. He teaches a course on Automata and Mining Massive Datasets on the Stanford Online learning platform.

In 2021, Jeffrey has been awarded the 2020 Turing Award for pioneering compiler and algorithm work together with Alfred Aho. This award is regarded as the highest award in the field of computer science.

 Jeffrey Ullman’s Books

  • Mining of massive datasets (with Jure Leskovec and Anand Rajaraman), Prentice-Hall, 2014
  • Database Systems: The Complete Book (with H. Garcia-Molina and J. Widom), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 2002.
  • Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation, (with J. E. Hopcroft and R. Motwani), Addison-Wesley, Reading MA, 1969, 1979, 2000.
  • Elements of ML Programming, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1993, 1998.
  • A First Course in Database Systems (with J. Widom), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1997, 2002.
  • Foundations of Computer Science (with A. V. Aho), Computer Science Press, New York, 1992.C edition, 1994.


Prof.Jeffrey D. Ullman married his wife Holly Ullman in Oct 2014.


As of 2021, Ullman’s net worth is estimated at around $1-$10 million.


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