Paul Hudak
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Paul Hudak
Paul Hudak
Paul Hudak in 2013.jpg
Paul Hudak in 2013
Paul Raymond Hudak

(1952-07-15)July 15, 1952[1]
DiedApril 29, 2015(2015-04-29) (aged 62)
Resting placeGrove Street Cemetery[2]
Alma mater
Known forco-designing the Haskell programming language[3]
Cathy Van Dyke
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
ThesisObject and Task Reclamation in Distributed Applicative Processing Systems (1982)
Doctoral advisorRobert M. Keller[8]
Doctoral students
Other notable studentsMartin Odersky[1]

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]


  1. ^ a b c d "Curriculum Vita: Paul R. Hudak" (PDF). Yale University. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Paul Hudak Obituary". New Haven Register. May 1, 2015. Retrieved 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 2015.
  5. ^ "ACM Fellows: Paul Hudak, 2003". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "ACM SIGPLAN: Most Influential ICFP Paper Award". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "The SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 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 2015.

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