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James Gosling

James Gosling

Sun Microsystems Inc.


Short bio

James Gosling received a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, 
Canada in 1977. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon 
University in 1983. The title of his thesis was "The Algebraic Manipulation 
of Constraints". He has built satellite data acquisition systems, a 
multiprocessor version of Unix, several compilers, mail systems and window 
managers. He has also built a WYSIWYG text editor, a constraint based drawing 
editor and a text editor called 'Emacs' for Unix systems. At Sun his early 
activity was as lead engineer of the NeWS window system. He did the original 
design of the Java programming language and implemented its original compiler 
and virtual machine. In February 2007, James was named an officer of the Order 
of Canada.

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