Fields Computer Science
Name Barbara Ryder
|Notable awards ACM Fellow (1998)|
Known for programming languages
|Institutions Virginia Tech
Alma mater Rutgers University, Stanford University, Brown University
Institution Virginia Tech, Rutgers University
Barbara G. Ryder is an American Computer Scientist noted for her research on programming languages and more specifically, the theoretical foundations and empirical investigation of interprocedural compile-time analysis.
Ryder received a A.B. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University in 1969. She received a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1971 and a Ph.D in Computer Science from Rutgers University in 1982.
She then joined the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers University as an assistant professor in 1982. While there she was promoted to associate professor in 1988 and to professor in 1994. In 2008, she moved to Virginia Tech as head of the Department of Computer Science.
In 1998 she was named an ACM Fellow.
Her other notable awards include: