Alan Kay
#2236 Overall Influence

Alan Kay

Computer scientist

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Alan Curtis Kay is an American computer scientist. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society of Arts. He is best known for his pioneering work on object-oriented programming and windowing graphical user interface design.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Boulder

Public university in Boulder, Colorado, USA and flagship of the University of Colorado System

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University of Colorado

Public university system in Colorado, USA

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Kyoto University
Kyoto University

National university located in Kyoto, Japan

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University of Utah
University of Utah

Public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#27 World Rank #18 USA Rank
Computer Science