|Intro||American computer scientist|
|Is|| Engineer |
|From||United States of America|
|Type|| Engineering |
|Birth|| 4 November 1946 |
Richard J. Fateman (born November 4, 1946) is a professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.
He received a BS in Physics and Mathematics from Union College in June, 1966, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in June, 1971. He was a major contributor to the Macsyma computer algebra system at MIT and later to the Franz Lisp system. His current interests include scientific programming environments; computer algebra systems; distributed computing; analysis of algorithms; programming and measurement of large systems; design and implementation of programming languages; and optical character recognition. In 1999, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Richard Fateman is the father of musician Johanna Fateman.