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Barbara Liskov of MIT recently won the prestigious Turing Award.

Photo of Barbara Liskov of MIT in front of a chalk board.

Barbara Liskov of MIT recently won the prestigious Turing Award, considered to be the 'Nobel Prize of Computer Science.' In addition to a distinguished career in computer science research, Liskov was the first woman to receive a Ph.D. from a computer science department in the United States.

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