Paul Hudak

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Paul Hudak
Paul Hudak in 2013.jpg
Paul Hudak in 2013
BornPaul Raymond Hudak
(1952-07-15)July 15, 1952[1]
Baltimore, Maryland
DiedApril 29, 2015(2015-04-29) (aged 62)
New Haven, Connecticut
Resting placeGrove Street Cemetery[2]
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma mater
Known forco-designing the Haskell programming language[3]
Spouse(s)Cathy Van Dyke
Children
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
Institutions
ThesisObject and Task Reclamation in Distributed Applicative Processing Systems (1982)
Doctoral advisorRobert M. Keller[8]
Doctoral students
Other notable studentsMartin Odersky[1]
Websitehaskell.cs.yale.edu/people/paul-hudak/

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 Chair of the Department, and was also Master of Saybrook College. He died on April 29, 2015 of leukemia.[2][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Curriculum Vita: Paul R. Hudak" (PDF). Yale University. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Paul Hudak Obituary". New Haven Register. May 1, 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Hudak, Paul; Hughes, John; Jones, Simon Peyton; Wadler, Philip (2007). "A history of Haskell: being lazy with class" (PDF). Proceedings of the third ACM SIGPLAN conference on History of programming languages. ACM. doi:10.1145/1238844.1238856.
  4. ^ "Presidential Young Investigator Award: Semantic Analysis in Support of Parallel Computation". National Science Foundation. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "ACM Fellows: Paul Hudak, 2003". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "ACM SIGPLAN: Most Influential ICFP Paper Award". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  7. ^ "The SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  8. ^ a b c Paul Hudak at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  9. ^ "In memoriam: Paul Hudak, computer scientist and Saybrook College master". Yale University. Retrieved 30 April 2015.

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