• Leon Tabak

    Leon Tabak

    Professor of Computer Science

Academic History

  • 1989 Ph.D. (Computer Science) Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • 1986 M.S. (Computer Science) Boston University
  • 1980 B.S. (Physics) Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Service to the Profession

  • IEEE Computer Society
    • contributing author for Certified Software Development Associate's examination
  • Cedar Rapids Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • former chairman (several terms)
    • former chairman of Programs Committee for annual conference
    • delegate and speaker at international Sections Congresses
    • senior member
    • service on Admission and Advancement Review Panel (to select members for promotion to senior grade)
  • College Board's Advanced Placement Program
    • reader, table leader, and question leader at 14 annual readings of AP Examinations
    • presenter of day-long and week-long workshops for teachers of AP courses
    • senior reviewer of AP syllabi and co-author of guidelines for writers and reviewers of AP syllabi


  • Certified Software Development Professional (IEEE Computer Society)