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Talk by Bjarne Stroustrup - October 7, 2020

On October 7, alumnus and honorary professor Bjarne Stroustrup visited the department to give a talk on the aims and status of modern C++. If you missed the talk, or want to review some of his points, you can view our recording of the talk, which is available on Youtube via this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwJUPeWKRHo.

Bjarne Stroustrup is the inventor of the world famous C++ programming language and author of the books;”Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++” and ”The C++ Programming Language”. He has been a researcher at AT&T Bell Labs in California and at Texas A&M University. Today, he is the managing director for Morgan Stanley’s Technology Division in New York, and a guest professor at Columbia University. Bjarne Stroustrup got his Master’s degree in 1975 in Mathematics and Computer Science from Aarhus University. In 1979, he got his PhD degree from Cabridge University in England.

Read more about Bjarne Stroustrup in our alumni interview: https://cs.au.dk/news-events/pages/alumni-interview-qa-med-bjarne-stroustrup-managing-director-for-morgan-stanley-i-new-york/