Kenneth Iverson

Computer hardware and software

Invented the APL computer programming language

Birthdate
December 17, 1920

Birthplace
Camrose, Alberta

Date of Death
October 19, 2004

Place of Death
Toronto, Ontario

Residence
Toronto

Family Members

    Other Interests
    Life Long Learning

    Title
    Computer Scientist

    Office
    I.P. Sharp Associates, Toronto, Ontario

    Status
    Deceased

    Degrees
    • BA (mathematics) Queen’s University, Ontario
    • PhD Harvard University, 1954

    Awards
    • AFIPS Harry Goode Award, 1975
    • ACM Turing Award, 1979
    • IEEE Computer Pioneer Award, 1982
    • National Medal of Technology, 1991

    Mentor

    Howard Aiken at Harvard


    Last Updated
    October 24, 2004

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