November 5, 2022 ~ 11 Heshvan 5782
Barry Richard Horowitz, 80, died on November 5, 2022. He was a native of Brooklyn, NY, born October 10, 1942, to the late Edward and Helen Cohen Horowitz.
Dr. Horowitz, who retired from the University of Louisville-Speed School after 38 years, was a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and served as its director of undergraduate and professional programs. Barry joined UofL in 1976 with a joint appointment in the Perceptual Alternatives Laboratory (PAL) and the Electrical Engineering Department. At PAL, his research focused on adaptive technologies for the blind and included serving as a team member on a project to adapt the freshman chemistry laboratory for blind students. He published innovations in teaching and taught in a wide variety of areas, including electromagnetics, networks, signals and systems, logic design, embedded systems, and professional issues and ethics.
He is survived by his brother, Bruce Horowitz of Whitehouse Station, NJ; and many, many close friends & colleagues.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 9th, at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue, with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, Temple Shalom section. Visitation will begin at 12 noon.