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Graham Hutton

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I'm Professor of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, where I co-lead the Functional Programming Lab and am the Director of Research.

I'm an editor of the Journal of Functional Programming, member of IFIP WG 2.1 on Algorithmic Languages and Calculi, and have served as Vice-Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages and Steering Committee Chair of the International Conference on Functional Programming. My research interests are in developing simple but powerful techniques for writing and reasoning about programs, by recognising and exploiting their underlying mathematical structure. My book Programming in Haskell was published by Cambridge University Press in 2007.

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I'm always keen to hear from excellent students with experience in functional programming who would like to study for a PhD in any of my research areas.


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I'm originally from Glasgow in Scotland, and received a BSc and PhD in Computing Science from the University of Glasgow. I then spent a few years in research positions in Gothenburg and Utrecht, before moving to Nottingham where I am now Professor of Computer Science. I'm married to the lovely Annette, and we have two boys. In my spare time I enjoy cars, cooking, and football. Both of our boys play in football teams, and we are all season ticket holders for Nottingham Forest.


Phone: +44 (0)115 951 4220
Address: Prof Graham Hutton
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham NG8 1BB
United Kingdom
Office: A09