Timothy A. Budd received his B.A. in math and computer science from Western Washington State College, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both from Yale University. From 1980-1985 he was an assistant professor for the Department of Computer Science at University of Arizona. Then in 1986 he joined the faculty at Oregon State University. His research interests are multiparadigm programming languages, programming language implementation, object-oriented programming, and programming environments.
He has been a visiting lecturer at both the University of Nice, France and the University of Aarhus, Denmark. From 1985-1986, Dr. Budd was a visiting researcher at Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam. His past work experience includes working as a test analyst and 8 years as a programming/software consultant. Budd is a member of the American Association of University Professors, Association for Computing Machinery, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The author of several renowned books, published in several languages, Budd is a past winner of the Oregon State University College of Engineering's Loyd Carter Award for Outstanding and Inspirational Teaching. A former Fulbright Scholar, he was also one of the first recipients of the NSF Young Investigator Award (predecessor program to the NSF CAREER award).
Web-based instruction, multiparadigm programming languages, programming language implementation, object-oriented programming, programming environments