Robert William "Bob" Harper, Jr. (born 1957 (age 63–64)) is a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University who works in programming language research. Prior to his position at Carnegie Mellon, Harper was a research fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
Harper made major contributions to the design of the Standard ML programming language and the LF logical framework.
Harper was named an ACM Fellow in 2005 for his contributions to type systems for programming languages.
In 2003–2008, Harper hosted the progressive talk show Left Out on WRCT-FM with fellow host and Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science faculty member Danny Sleator.
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