Dr Bjarne Stroustrup wins the Faraday Medal

29th September 2017 in News and Events, People

Many congratulations to Dr Bjarne Stroustrup on the award of the Faraday Medal of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the oldest engineering professional society in the world, for his contributions to the development of computing, in particular pioneering the C++ programming language.

Bjarne was elected an Honorary Fellow of Churchill College earlier this year, having previously been a graduate student (1975) and a visiting Overseas Fellow (2012).  He is currently a Managing Director in the technology division of Morgan Stanley in New York City as well as a visiting professor at Columbia University.

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