Martin Odersky

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Martin Odersky

Name: Martin Odersky

Born: September 5, 1958, in Lausanne, Switzerland

Computer-related contributions

  • German computer scientist.
  • Professor of programming methods at EPFL in Switzerland.
  • Specializes in code analysis and programming languages.
  • Designed the Scala programming language, Generic Java, and built the current generation of javac, the Java compiler.

Significant publications

  • Composition and Reuse with Compiled Domain-Specific Languages (2013).
  • Programming in Scala (2008).

Honors and awards

  • Inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (2007).