Horst Zuse

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Horst Zuse
Horst Zuse 2013 (8714555120).jpg
Born (1945-11-17) November 17, 1945 (age 71)
Bad Hindelang
Citizenship German
Fields Software engineering
Alma mater Berlin Institute of Technology
Notable awards Sputnik Medal
(issued by the Cosmonautics Federation, 2000, in Moscow)[1]

Horst Zuse (born November 17, 1945) is a German computer scientist.


Horst Zuse was born in 1945 as the son of the computer pioneer Konrad Zuse. He first studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and later on completed his PhD on software metrics. Horst Zuse worked as a Privatdozent at the Technical University of Berlin and was professor at the Hochschule Lausitz (FH), University of Applied Sciences. Besides software engineering he concentrated on the history of computer science.



  1. ^ Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Informatik, 147. Folge, 2001, Berlin / Heidelberg, Springer, ISSN 0170-6012 (Print) 1432-122X (Online)

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