Pavel Panchekha

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Name: Pavel Panchekha

Bio: Pavel Panchekha is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at the University of Utah, where he holds the Warnock Chair for Junior Faculty. He completed his PhD at the Paul G. Allen School for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, where he was advised by Michael D. Ernst and Zachary Tatlock. He has been awarded fellowships by the NSF, the ARCS foundation, Adobe Research, and the Wissner-Slivka foundation, and received his BS in mathematics from MIT. His paper on the Herbie numerical analysis and repair tool won the 2015 Distinguished Paper Award at PLDI. His research focuses on developing programming language techniques to meet challenges from all areas of computer science.

Country: United States

Affiliation: University of Utah

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Research interests: Program Synthesis, Verification


PLDI 2020Committee Member in External Review Committee within the PLDI Research Papers-track
SPLASH 2019Author of Modular Verification of Web Page Layout within the OOPSLA-track
NPFL 2018Author of Exact Real Arithmetic for Geometric Operations within the NPFL 2018-track
PLDI 2018Author of Finding Root Causes of Floating Point Error within the PLDI Research Papers-track
Author of Verifying That Web Pages Have Accessible Layout within the PLDI Research Papers-track
PLDI 2016Committee Member in Artifact Evaluation Committee within the Artifact Evaluation-track
SPLASH 2016Author of Automated Reasoning for Web Page Layout within the OOPSLA-track
PLDI 2015Author of Verdi: A Framework for Formally Verifying Distributed System Implementations within the Research Papers-track
Author of Automatically Improving Accuracy for Floating Point Expressions within the Research Papers-track