Howard a Computer Science professor in the Engineering School and a
full-time employee of the Computer Center in the days when there was still
a close connection between the two. At first he was manager of the Systems
Group (from the IBM 360/91 days through the
DEC-20 era, and then when Bruce Gilchrist stepped
down as Competer Center Director in 1985, Howard took over until he left
Columbia a few years later. Also see
Computer Center People 1985.