Benjamin J Delaware

 Benjamin J Delaware


Assistant Professor  



PhD, University of Texas at Austin; MSc, Washington University in St. Louis

Prior Appointments

Research Scientist at MIT 

Research Areas

Program synthesis and verification, Mechanized reasoning, Verified systems software, Decision procedures, Advanced modularity 

Key Areas

Formal Methods, Programming Languages 

Notable Experience


Notable Awards

College of Science Team Award (w/ Roopsha Samanta and Tiark Rompf) 2019
Purdue University

James C. Browne Graduate Fellowship 2013
University of Texas at Austin

MCD Doctoral Fellowship 2007-2010
University of Texas at Austin

Dean's Excellence Award, College of Natural Sciences 2007
University of Texas at Austin

Distinguished Master's Fellowship 2005-2006
Washington University in St. Louis

Phi Beta Kappa 2004
Truman State University

Presidential Leadership Scholarship 2001-2005
Truman State University 

Notable Affiliations




Benjamin Delaware is an assistant professor at Purdue University’s Department of Computer Science. His research focuses on the design and implementation of programming languages and tools that provide higher assurance with lower effort through the use of mechanized theorem provers.

He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 under the direction of William Cook. Dr. Delaware then spent two years as a Research Scientist in the Programming Languages & Verification Group at MIT. 

Coming Up!

Our annual security symposium will be March 28th and 29th, 2023.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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