|Name Richard Pattis|
|Education Stanford University|
|Books Karel the Robot: A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Programming|
Richard E. Pattis is a senior lecturer at the University of California, Irvine's Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.
He is the author of the Karel programming language, and published Karel the Robot: A gentle introduction to the art of programming.
Pattis has been a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Washington. He holds a master's degree from Stanford University.