Jens Palsberg
Professor of Computer Science
Department Chair

UCLA Computer Science Department
University of California, Los Angeles
4531K Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1596, USA
palsberg@ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-6320
Fax: 310-794-5057
Curriculum vitae and brief biography
Publications, DBLP, Academic Search, h-index = 41
UCLA compilers group, UCLA software systems research
Research Compilers, embedded systems, programming languages
Projects
  (former)
Certification of medical device software
Register allocation by puzzle solving
Compiling object-oriented programs to FPGAs
Optimization and verification of parallel programs
Tutorial EMSOFT 2005 tutorial on Programming Sensor Networks by Mani B. Srivastava and Jens Palsberg
Activities
  (former)
Member of the SIGPLAN CACM Nomination Committee
Journals TOPLAS

Editor-in-Chief

ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems
I&C Edit. Board Information and Computation
Conferences
    2014
  (1994-2013)
ECOOP'14 PC Member European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (Uppsala, Sweden)
ICALP'14 PC Member International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (Copenhagen)
Honors National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1998.
Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 1999-2004, in recognition of outstanding academic distinction.
One of the Ten Best Teachers of Undergraduates in the School of Science, Purdue University, 2001.
Okawa Foundation Research Award, 2003.
IBM Faculty Award, 2005.
ACM Distinguished Speaker, 2006-2014.
ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Service Award, 2012.
Software The Java Tree Builder, a frontend for The Java Compiler Compiler
Ph.D. Students John Bender   Matt Brown   Riyaz Haque
Former Students Tian Zhao, Ph.D 2002, now an associate professor at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Dennis Brylow, Ph.D 2003, now an associate professor at Marquette University, Milwaukee
Mayur Naik, M.S. 2003, now an assistant professor at Georgia Tech
Ma, Di, Ph.D. 2004, now at Synopsys
Krishna Nandivada, Ph.D. 2005, now a professor at IIT, Madras
Christian Grothoff, Ph.D. 2006, now a researcher at Technical University Munich, Germany
Benjamin Titzer, Ph.D. 2007, now a researcher at Google.
Fernando Pereira, Ph.D. 2008, now a professor at Univ. Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil.
Jonathan K. Lee, Ph.D. 2010, now at Google.
Mahdi Eslamimehr, Ph.D. 2014, now a post doc at SAP Labs / Viewpoints Research Institute.
Mohsen Lesani, Ph.D. 2014, now a post doc at MIT.
Courses at UCLA
  (Purdue)
CS 132 Compiler Construction: F03   F04   F05   F06   S08   S09   W10   F11   F12   F14
CS 232 Static Program Analysis: S06   S07   S08   F08   F09
CS 239 Parallel Programming Languages: F07   W09   S10   S11
CS 239 Programming Languages: W04
CS 239 Compilers for Embedded Systems: S04
Worth Reading The Queen of Denmark; so long, and thanks for the Ph.D; some advice on dissertations, talks, and how to have your abstract rejected; yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus; Angel, stylish Angel, cool Angel, plus Angel pondering some entries in CiteSeer. Angel. Hobbit dictionary for children.