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Stuart E. Madnick

John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor of Information Technology and Engineering Systems
Co-Director, Productivity From Information Technology (PROFIT) Program

Dr. Madnick holds a PhD in Computer Science from MIT and has been an MIT faculty member since 1972. He served as the head of MIT's Information Technologies Group in the Sloan School of Management for more than twenty years.

Dr. Madnick is the author or co-author of over 250 books, articles, or reports including the classic textbook on Operating Systems. His current research interests include information integration technologies, semantic connectivity among disparate distributed information systems, database technology, software project management, internet applications, and the strategic use of information technology.

Dr. Madnick has been active in industry, as a key designer and developer of projects such as IBM's VM/370 operating system and Lockheed's DIALOG information retrieval system. He has served as a consultant to major corporations, including IBM, AT&T, and Citicorp. He has also been the founder or co-founder of five high-tech firms, and currently operates a hotel in the 14th century Langley Castle in England.

He has been a Visiting Professor/Scholar at Harvard University, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), University of Newcastle (England), Technion (Israel), Victoria University (New Zealand), University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris, France), and the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (Nice, France).

More information on Dr. Madnick can be found at

Books Published:

Books Published by Stuart E. Madnick

Related News:

Stuart Madnick cofounds new ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality Cloud Computing Journal (from BusinessWire – August 10, 2009

MIT, ESD, and Sloan now have a baron! – October 31, 2007

Stuart Elliot Madnick IQ Best Paper Award Announced – November 15, 2006

Professor Madnick's castle wins another award – October 20, 2004

Professor Madnick wins Best Paper award at WITS conference – June 2003

Professor Madnick's "cozy castle" wins award – December 11, 2002

Stuart E. Madnick

Contact info:

Stuart E. Madnick
100 Main Street
Building E62-422
Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: 617.253.6671
Fax: 617.253.3321
Email: smadnick "at"

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Phone: 617.258.5583


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