Adam Chlipala

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Name:Adam Chlipala

Started hacking on compilers & web-development tools in the late 1990s. Finished CS undergrad at Carnegie Mellon in 2003 and CS PhD at Berkeley in 2007, picking up mechanized proof of executable, decently practical systems with Coq as a main focus in between. Postdoc at Harvard through 2011, then faculty at MIT since. Author of Certified Programming with Dependent Types, a popular online & in-print introduction to using Coq at scale. Lately into building practical but clean-slate hardware-software stacks with end-to-end Coq proofs of everything digital, at the same time as developing a startup-company idea to trick ordinary people into using dependent types (with Ur/Web) to generate their business applications.

Country:United States
Affiliation:Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Research interests:Programming Languages, Formal Methods, Computer Systems, Security


PLDI 2023 Committee Member in PLDI Review Committee within the PLDI Research Papers-track
CryptOpt: Verified Compilation with Randomized Program Search for Cryptographic Primitives
Session Chair of PLDI: Verification & Proof Assistants (part of PLDI Research Papers)
PLARCH 2023 Co-chair in Organizing Committee within the PLARCH 2023-track
Hardware Verification of Timing Side Channel Freedom in the Spectre Era
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