News

  1. [May 2018] Deuce presented by Brian at ICSE 2018.
  2. [May 2018] Cyrus, Matthew Hammer, and I received NSF Awards for the Hazel project!

  3. [Dec 2017] Deuce, a lightweight interface for structured editing, accepted to ICSE 2018.
  4. [Oct 2017] Presented Direct Manipulation Programming Systems at SPLASH-I.
  5. [Jun 2017] Sketch-n-Sketch in Programming by Examples article (ACM Queue and CACM).
  6. [Mar 2017] Received NSF CAREER Award to pursue Direct Manipulation Programming!

  7. [Dec 2016] Nearly 100 students and researchers attended the Midwest PL Summit.
  8. [Sep 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch demo at Strange Loop.
  9. [Sep 2016] Received NSF funding to support the Midwest PL Summit later this year.
  10. [Aug 2016] Trailer for Semi-Automated SVG Programming, to appear at UIST 2016.
  11. [Jun 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch presented by Brian at PLDI 2016.
  12. [Jun 2016] Participated on a panel at the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop.
  13. [May 2016] Prodirect Manipulation presented at ICSE 2016.
  14. [Feb 2016] Sketch-n-Sketch appears on Elm page, Lambda the Ultimate, and Hacker News.
  15. [Jan 2016] Prodirect Manipulation papers to appear at ICSE's V2025 and PLDI 2016.
  16. [Jan 2016] Program Synthesis for Direct Manipulation invited talk at PADL 2016.

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

  28. [Dec 2014] Invited to serve on PLDI 2015 Student Research Competition PC.
  29. [Oct 2014] Invited to serve on the STOP 2015 PC.
  30. [Sep 2014] Done Building a New Chicago PL Page.
  31. [Sep 2014] Invited to serve on the OOPSLA 2015 ERC.
  32. [Jul 2014] Interviewed for an article on PL Enthusiast.
  33. [Jun 2014] Spoke about Late Types at Dagstuhl.
  34. [May 2014] Spoke at Pint of Science US in San Diego.
  35. [May 2014] Excited to join the faculty at The University of Chicago this fall!

  36. [Dec 2013] Invited to serve on PLDI 2014 Artifact Evaluation Committee.
  37. [Sep 2013] Invited to serve on OOPSLA 2014 and POPL 2015 PCs.
  38. [Sep 2013] Presented A Fix for Dynamic Scope at ML.
  39. [Sep 2013] Defended my dissertation!
  40. [Aug 2013] Invited to serve on PLDI 2014 ERC.
  41. [May 2013] Consider submitting a paper to FOOL 2013.
  42. [May 2013] Presented Dependent JavaScript at HCSS.

  43. [Oct 2012] Presented Dependent JavaScript at OOPSLA.
  44. [Sep 2012] Heading to Dagstuhl for Web Application Security.
  45. [Jun 2012] Presented Dependent JavaScript at STOP and JSTools.
  46. [Jan 2012] Presented Nested Refinements at POPL.
  47. [Jan 2012] Started an internship at Mozilla Research in the Bay Area.

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