Hume, James Nairn Patterson (Pat)

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(1923-2013 )

Born 17 March 1923 in Brooklin NY Died 9 May 2013 Toronto ON

BA University of Toronto 1945

MA University of Toronto 1946

PhD University of Toronto 1949 

Computer Science Founding member of Department Science (1964)

Professor Emeritus

Software development; analysis of computer systems; debugging; programming languages (with compiler for the Ferut Computer)

Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies (Physical Sciences) 1968-1972

Chair, Department of Computer Science 1975-1980

Elected Senior Fellow of Massey College 1973

Second Master of Massey College 1981-1988 (Master Emeritus)

Co-host (with Dr Donald Ivey) of CBC's The Nature of Things Awards

Sanford Fleming Award 2001 C.I.P.A. Hall of Faames 2002 Doctor of Science, Queen's University 2006 Member of the Order of Canada ACM Fellow FRSC