Saul Levy joined the Department of Computer Science in 1971, just two years after its inception.  As a professor, he taught courses in computer architecture for almost forty years, also serving as Associate Chair for the department.  A brilliant student, Professor Levy studied Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on a full scholarship, before earning a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Yeshiva University.  Saul was known for his dry, witty sense of humor, as well as his fondness for travel and art, both historical and contemporary.