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Barbara Liskov Personal Archives

Identifier: MC-0749


  • ?-2016


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Biographical Note

Barbara Liskov is an Institute Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is head of the Programming Methodology Group. She holds a BA in mathematics with a minor in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University. Liskov's research interests lie in programming methodology, programming languages and systems, and distributed computing.

Liskov is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Association for Computer Machinery. She received The Society of Women Engineers' Achievement Award in 1996 and the IEEE von Neumann medal in 2004. At the ACM SIGPLAN Programming Languages Design and Implementation Conference in 2008, she was awarded the Programming Languages Achievement Award. In 2009, she received the A.M. Turing Award from ACM.



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  • 2021: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

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