Andries van Dam
#3890 Overall Influence

Andries van Dam

Dutch-born American professor of computer science at Brown University


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Andries "Andy" van Dam is a Dutch-American professor of computer science and former vice-president for research at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Together with Ted Nelson he contributed to the first hypertext system, Hypertext Editing System in the late 1960s. He co-authored Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice along with J.D. Foley, S.K. Feiner, and John Hughes. He also co-founded the precursor of today's ACM SIGGRAPH conference.

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Brown University
Brown University

University in Providence, Rhode Island

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Swarthmore College
Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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    #79 World Rank
    Computer Science
    #586 World Rank