Sebastian Burckhardt

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Name: Sebastian Burckhardt

Bio: Sebastian Burckhardt was born and raised in Basel, Switzerland, where he studied Mathematics at the local University. During an exchange year at Brandeis University, he discovered his affinity to Computer Science and immigrated to the United States. After a few years of industry experience at IBM, he returned to academia and earned his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, he has worked as a researcher at Microsoft Research in Redmond. His general research interest is the study of programming models for of concurrent, parallel, and distributed systems. More specific interests include consistency models, concurrency testing, self-adjusting computation, and the concurrent revisions programming model.

Country: Switzerland

Affiliation: Microsoft Research

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SPLASH 2020Committee Member in Review Committee within the OOPSLA-track
PLDI 2020Committee Member in Program Committee within the PLDI Research Papers-track
AGERE 2018Committee Member in Program Committee within the AGERE-track
SPLASH 2018Author of Reactive Caching for Composed Services within the OOPSLA-track
REBLS 2017Keynote Speaker of Keynote: Don’t Hit Refresh: Towards Automatic Reactivity for Distributed Services within the REBELS-track
PMLDC 2016Committee Member in Program Committee within the PMLDC-track
SPLASH 2017Author of Geo-Distribution of Actor-Based Services within the OOPSLA-track
PLDI 2017Committee Member in External Review Committee
ECOOP 2017Committee Member in Program Committee within the ECOOP Research Papers-track
SPLASH 2015Committee Member in Program Committee within the OOPSLA-track
ECOOP 2015Author of Global Sequence Protocol: A Robust Abstraction for Replicated Shared State within the Research Track-track