Cay grew up in Northern
Germany. As per concern the education of Cay, he
received a M.S. in computer science from Syracuse
University. After that he did
his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Cay started his career in 1986 as a President
of Horstmann Software Design Corporation. Very soon in 1987 Cay joined San Jose
State University as a Professor of Computer Science till now. In 1997 Cay joined
Preview Systems Inc. as a Vice President and Chief Technology Officer till 2000.
Now He is a computer science series editor at Prentice-Hall.
Cay is a very good writer for java
too. He wrote many famous books on java like Core Java of Sun Microsystems
Press, Core JavaServer Faces, BigJava, Java Concepts and Object-Oriented Design
Cay is also active in many professional activities is a Series
Editor for the Prentice-Hall Core Computing Series. Cay is appointed as a member
of the Development Committee for the College Board Advanced Placement Computer
Science Examination from 2004 to 2008. Cay took part in the Intel International
Science and Engineering Fair, 2001 as a judge. He is an Advisory Board Member in
Visual Numerics Inc.