# Richard Statman

Richard Statman | |
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Born | September 6, 1946 (age 70) |

Fields | computer science |

Institutions | Carnegie Mellon |

Alma mater | Stanford University |

Doctoral advisor | Georg Kreisel |

Doctoral students | Enrico Tronci |

**Richard Statman** (born September 6, 1946) is an American computer scientist whose principal research interest is the theory of computation, especially symbolic computation. His research involves lambda calculus, type theory and combinatory algebra.

## Career

In 1974, Statman received his Ph.D. from Stanford University for his Ph.D dissertation, supervised by Georg Kreisel, entitled *Structural Complexity of Proofs*. His achievements include the proof that type inhabitation problem in simply typed lambda calculus is PSPACE-complete.

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