GPCE 2020
Sun 15 - Fri 20 November 2020 Online Conference
co-located with SPLASH 2020
Philip Wadler

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Name: Philip Wadler

Bio: Philip Wadler is Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh. He is an ACM Fellow and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, past chair of ACM SIGPLAN, past holder of a Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Fellowship, winner of the SIGPLAN Distinguished Service Award, and a winner of the POPL Most Influential Paper Award. Previously, he worked or studied at Stanford, Xerox Parc, CMU, Oxford, Chalmers, Glasgow, Bell Labs, and Avaya Labs, and visited as a guest professor in Copenhagen, Sydney, and Paris. He has an h-index of 60, with more than 20,000 citations to his work according to Google Scholar. He contributed to the designs of Haskell, Java, and XQuery, and is a co-author of Introduction to Functional Programming (Prentice Hall, 1988), XQuery from the Experts (Addison Wesley, 2004) and Generics and Collections in Java (O’Reilly, 2006). He has delivered invited talks in locations ranging from Aizu to Zurich.

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh

Personal website: http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/wadler/

Research interests: Foundations of programming

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Scala 2020Committee Member in Program Committee within the Scala-track
SPLASH 2020Author of Featherweight Go within the OOPSLA-track
Author of Featherweight Go within the OOPSLA Artifacts-track
Mentor in Mentors within the PLMW-track
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