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Mike Hicks is a Senior Principal Scientist at Amazon Web Services, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, where we co-founded and directed the laboratory for Programming Languages research (PLUM).
Mike’s research explores programming languages and security. He is a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages, and prior Chair of ACM’s Special Interest Group on Programming Languages. He currently co-leads the development of Cedar, the policy language underpinning the new Amazon Verified Permissions authorization service.
Mike is the founder and former editor in chief (2019-2021) of PL Perspectives, the SIGPLAN blog. He currently blogs at the Programming Languages Enthusiast and Tweets at @michael_w_hicks.