Janusz A. (John) Brzozowski


Janusz A. (John) Brzozowski was born in Warsaw, Poland. He received the BASc and MASc degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto in 1957 and 1959, respectively, and the MA and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 1962.

He was Assistant Professor (1962-1965) and Associate Professor (1965-1967) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa. In the period 1967-1996 he was Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and also held a cross-appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the University of Waterloo. In the periods 1978-1983 and 1987-1989 he was chair of the Department of Computer Science. He has had visiting appointments at the University of California, Berkeley (1965-1966), University of Paris (1974-1975), University of Sao Paulo (1983), Kyoto University (1984), and Eindhoven University (1989-1990). He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Brzozowski has published many papers in the areas of theory of languages and automata, asynchronous circuits, and testing. He is co-author of Digital Networks (Prentice-Hall, 1976), and of Asynchronous Circuits (Springer-Verlag, 1995). His present research interests include Automata and Formal Languages.

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