People of PL is a series of interviews with PL researchers. In today’s post, John Wickerson chats with Derek Dreyer, who is Faculty at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS), and Honorarprofessor of Computer Science, Saarland University.
The authors of POPL’s 2020 most influential paper reflect on the journey that produced their award winning research on program synthesis, and the impact the work has had on them, the research community, and society at large, ever since.
People of PL is a series of interviews with PL researchers. In today’s post, John Wickerson chats with Mike Hicks, who is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, and was former Chair of ACM SIGPLAN.
POPL is the premiere conference on the theoretical foundations of programming languages. The PC Chair, General Chair, and Steering Committee Chair of POPL 2020 review this year’s event.
As quantum computers become more practical, there is a rich opportunity to advance the development of tools to assist in the process of programming them, both now and in the future. To encourage more PL-minded researchers to work in this exciting new area, we established the Workshop on Programming Languages for Quantum Computing (PLanQC).