Grace Hopper
#1839 Overall Influence

Grace Hopper

American computer scientist and United States Navy officer

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Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer of computer programming who invented one of the first linkers. She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, an early high-level programming language still in use today.

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Vassar College
Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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#24 World Rank #16 USA Rank
Computer Science
#816 World Rank #175 USA Rank
Mathematics
#1864 World Rank #550 USA Rank
Physics