News

  1. [Sep 2020] Sketch-n-Sketch is featured at Illinois Ignite.
  2. [Jul 2020] Invited to write a monograph on interactive programming and visualization!
  3. [Jun 2020] SYNT 2020 is shaping up to be the best-ever virtual Workshop on Synthesis.
  4. [May 2020] Sketching with Live Bidirectional Evaluation conditionally accepted to ICFP.
  5. [Apr 2020] Tiny Structure Editors for Low, Low Prices! accepted to VL/HCC.

  6. [Oct 2019] Brian presented Sketch-n-Sketch and received Best Demo Honorable Mention.
  7. [Jul 2019] Trailer for new Output-Directed Programming paper, to appear at UIST 2019.
  8. [Jun 2019] Mikaël presented A Bidirectional Krivine Evaluator at Bx.
  9. [Jan 2019] Cyrus presented Live Functional Programming at POPL.

  10. [Nov 2018] Mikaël presented Bidirectional Evaluation at OOPSLA.
  11. [Nov 2018] Great demos and attendance at the LIVE workshop. Thanks all!
  12. [Nov 2018] PLATEAU keynote on Direct Manipulation Programming in Sketch-n-Sketch.
  13. [Oct 2018] Live Functional Programming accepted to POPL 2019.
  14. [Sep 2018] Cyrus presented Hazel at Strange Loop.
  15. [Sep 2018] Presented Structured Editing for Elm* in Elm at elm-conf.
  16. [Sep 2018] We presented a Sketch-n-Sketch Tutorial at ICFP.
  17. [Sep 2018] Thanks to everyone who participated in the ICFP Student Research Competition.
  18. [Jun 2018] Bidirectional Evaluation conditionally accepted to OOPSLA 2018.
  19. [May 2018] Brian presented Deuce at ICSE 2018.
  20. [May 2018] Cyrus, Matthew Hammer, and I received NSF Awards for the Hazel project!

  21. [Dec 2017] Deuce: A Lightweight Interface for Structured Editing accepted to ICSE 2018.
  22. [Oct 2017] Presented Direct Manipulation Programming Systems at SPLASH-I.
  23. [Jun 2017] Sketch-n-Sketch in Programming by Examples article (ACM Queue and CACM).
  24. [Mar 2017] Received NSF CAREER Award to pursue Direct Manipulation Programming!

  25. [Dec 2016] Nearly 100 students and researchers attended the Midwest PL Summit.
  26. [Sep 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch demo at Strange Loop.
  27. [Sep 2016] Received NSF funding to support the Midwest PL Summit later this year.
  28. [Aug 2016] Trailer for Semi-Automated SVG Programming, to appear at UIST 2016.
  29. [Jun 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch presented by Brian at PLDI 2016.
  30. [Jun 2016] Participated on a panel at the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop.
  31. [May 2016] Prodirect Manipulation presented at ICSE 2016.
  32. [Feb 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch appears on Elm page, Lambda the Ultimate, and Hacker News.
  33. [Jan 2016] Prodirect Manipulation papers to appear at ICSE's V2025 and PLDI 2016.
  34. [Jan 2016] Program Synthesis for Direct Manipulation invited talk at PADL 2016.

  35. [Dec 2015] Presented Program Synthesis for Direct Manipulation at Midwest PL.
  36. [Oct 2015] Received a College Research Fellows award to support undergraduate research.
  37. [Oct 2015] Invited to serve on PLDI 2016 External Review Committee.
  38. [Sep 2015] Interested in programmatic plus direct manipulation? Join our user study.
  39. [Aug 2015] Consider submitting a paper to TFP 2016 next spring.
  40. [Jul 2015] Released alpha version of Sketch-n-Sketch, a prodirect manipulation SVG editor.
  41. [Jun 2015] Invited to serve on POPL 2016 SRC and ECOOP 2016 Program Committees.
  42. [May 2015] Honored to receive a Neubauer Faculty Fellowship for undergraduate teaching!
  43. [Apr 2015] Presented IsoLate at ESOP.
  44. [Jan 2015] IsoLate camera-ready sent to ESOP 2015.
  45. [Jan 2015] Using Elm in a new Functional Programming course.

  46. [Dec 2014] Invited to serve on PLDI 2015 Student Research Competition PC.
  47. [Oct 2014] Invited to serve on the STOP 2015 PC.
  48. [Sep 2014] Done Building a New Chicago PL Page.
  49. [Sep 2014] Invited to serve on the OOPSLA 2015 ERC.
  50. [Jul 2014] Interviewed for an article on PL Enthusiast.
  51. [Jun 2014] Spoke about Late Types at Dagstuhl.
  52. [May 2014] Spoke at Pint of Science US in San Diego.
  53. [May 2014] Excited to join the faculty at The University of Chicago this fall!

  54. [Dec 2013] Invited to serve on PLDI 2014 Artifact Evaluation Committee.
  55. [Sep 2013] Invited to serve on OOPSLA 2014 and POPL 2015 PCs.
  56. [Sep 2013] Presented A Fix for Dynamic Scope at ML.
  57. [Sep 2013] Defended my dissertation!
  58. [Aug 2013] Invited to serve on PLDI 2014 ERC.
  59. [May 2013] Consider submitting a paper to FOOL 2013.
  60. [May 2013] Presented Dependent JavaScript at HCSS.

  61. [Oct 2012] Presented Dependent JavaScript at OOPSLA.
  62. [Sep 2012] Heading to Dagstuhl for Web Application Security.
  63. [Jun 2012] Presented Dependent JavaScript at STOP and JSTools.
  64. [Jan 2012] Presented Nested Refinements at POPL.
  65. [Jan 2012] Started an internship at Mozilla Research in the Bay Area.

  66. [Dec 2011] Heading to Dagstuhl for Foundations of Scripting Languages.
  67. [Nov 2011] Thesis proposal: "Nested Refinement Types for Dynamic Languages".