Paul Hudak

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Paul Hudak
Paul Hudak in 2013.jpg
Paul Hudak in 2013
Born Paul Raymond Hudak
(1952-07-15)July 15, 1952[1]
Baltimore, Maryland
Died April 29, 2015(2015-04-29) (aged 62)
New Haven, Connecticut
Resting place Grove Street Cemetery[2]
Citizenship American
Fields Computer science
Alma mater
Thesis Object and Task Reclamation in Distributed Applicative Processing Systems (1982)
Doctoral advisor Robert Marion Keller[3]
Doctoral students
Other notable students Martin Odersky[1]
Known for co-designing the Haskell programming language[4]
Notable awards
Spouse Cathy Van Dyke

Paul Raymond Hudak (July 15, 1952 – April 29, 2015) was an American professor of computer science at Yale University who was best known for his involvement in the design of the Haskell programming language, as well as several textbooks on Haskell and computer music. He was a former Chair of the Department, and was also Master of Saybrook College. He died on April 29, 2015 of leukemia.[2][9]


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