Udo Pooch (1943 - 2014)

Professor Emeritus

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Research Interests

  • Operating systems
  • Fault tolerant systems
  • Performance, measurement and evaluation

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching, College of Engineering Texas A&M University, February 1974.
  • 1974 Texas A&M University Distinguished Teaching Award, April 1974.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Service to IEEE/CS, 1983.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Service to the Society for Computer Simulation, 1988.
  • Distinguished Service as General Chairman, 1984 Winter Simulation Conference.
  • E-Systems Professorship in Computer Science, January 1993.
  • Graduate Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Computer Science Graduate Students Association, 2000.


  • Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, University of Notre Dame, 1969
  • B.Sc., Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963

Selected Publications

Monograph-Microprocessors, Microprogramming, and Minicomputers, Editor with R. Chattergy. Western Periodicals. September 1977.

Designing Microcomputer Systems, with R. Chattergy. Hayden Book Company. June 1979.

Simulation, with W. Graybeal. Little, Brown and Company. January 1980.

Top-Down Modular Programming in FORTRAN with WATFIV, with R. Chattergy. Little, Brown and Company. January 1980.

Minicomputers: Structure, Application and Programming, with R. Chattergy. Western Publishing Co., Inc. February 1980.

Topics in Programming Languages (Monograph), Editor with R. Chattergy. Western Periodicals. Spring 1980.

"Toward a Management Philosophy for Software Development," Chapter 1 in Advances in Computer Programming Management. Heyden & Son, Inc. Spring 1981

Telecommunications and Networking Concepts, with G. Moss and B. Greene. Little, Brown and Company. September 1982.

"Comparative Evaluation of Networks and Protocols," Chapter 5 in Advances in Data Communications Management, Volume 2 (edited by J. Solnim, E.A. Unger, and P.S. Fisher). Wiley-Heyden. 1984.

Library of Turbo Pascal Programs, with Murat Tanik. Wordware Publishing, Inc. Spring 1987.