Benjamin C. Pierce

Computer Scientist

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Who is Benjamin C. Pierce?

Benjamin Crawford Pierce is an American professor of computer science at the University of Pennsylvania. Pierce joined Penn in 1998 from Indiana University and held research positions at the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh. He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1991. His research includes work on programming languages, static type systems, distributed programming, mobile agents, and process calculi.

As part of his research, Pierce has led development on several open-source software projects, including the Unison file synchronization utility.

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  • Benjamin Pierce
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  • United States of America
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Education
  • Carnegie Mellon University

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on July 23, 2013

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