Professor Ira Pohl

A.B., Mathematics, Cornell University Ph.D., Computer Science, Stanford University, Fellow of the ACM

Ira Pohl is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The department is part of the Jack Baskin School of Engineering. His current research is in object-oriented programming and topics in software methodology. He has written widely on programming in C, C++ C# and Java.

His research interests include artificial intelligence, the C#, C, C++ and Java programming languages, practical complexity problems, heuristic search methods, deductive algorithms, and educational and social issues. He originated error analysis in heuristic search methods and deductive algorithms.

Ira Pohl was formerly a Mackay professor at the University of California, Berkeley, a ZWO fellow at the Vrije University in the Netherlands, and a national fellow at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.