Martín Abadi (born 1963) is an Argentinian computer scientist, currently working at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Microsoft Research. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1987 as a student of Zohar Manna.
He is well known for his work on computer security and on programming languages, including his paper (with Michael Burrows and Roger Needham) on the Burrows-Abadi-Needham logic for analyzing authentication protocols, and his book (with Luca Cardelli) A Theory of Objects, laying out formal calculi for the semantics of object-oriented programming languages.
- A Theory of Objects ISBN 0-387-94775-2
- "Martin Abadi". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 15 May 2011.
- Decree of the President of the French Republic, 7 september 2010, appointing Mr Martin Abadi, professor at the University of California, as full-time temporary professor for the 2010-2011 academic year