Dana Scott, also known as Dana Stewart Scott, was born on October 11, 1932, in Berkeley, California. He is a citizen of the United States and has pursued occupations as a mathematician, computer scientist, and engineer.
Scott was educated at Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley. His doctoral advisor at Princeton was Alonzo Church. Over the years, Scott has advised many doctoral students, including Marko Petkovšek, David McCarty, Jon Barwise, David Turner, James Halpern, Jesse Hughes, Carl Gunter Jr., Michael Fourman, Kenneth Kunen, Jack Copeland, Angus Macintyre, William John Bragg, Fred S. Roberts, Ketan Mulmuley, and Christopher Carlson–.
In 1976, Scott received the Turing Award, a prestigious honor in the field of computer science. Additionally, he founded ACM SIGLOG, a special interest group within the Association for Computing Machinery.
Today, Dana Scott is located in the United States.