ROGER NEEDHAM

CBE FREng FRS

1935 - 2003

Professor of Computer Systems, University of Cambridge

Managing Director, Microsoft Research Limited, Cambridge

For further information see an informal memoir; his formal CV; his list of publications. There is a summary biography here, and a photograph here.

A celebration meeting for Roger's 50 years in Cambridge and 5 years at Microsoft was held on February 17th 2003. The volume of 46 papers presented to him is now published as `Computer systems: theory, technology, and applications'. For full information about the book see

http://www.research.microsoft.com/NeedhamBook

The meeting itself was recorded on video, which is also available from the book site.

Other items on the book site include the texts of Roger's two books.