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Nate Foster

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Name:Nate Foster
Bio:

Nate Foster is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. The goal of his research is to develop languages and tools that make it easy for programmers to build secure and reliable systems. His current work focuses on the design and implementation of languages for programming software-defined networks. In the past he has also worked on bidirectional languages (also known as “lenses”), database query languages, data provenance, type systems, mechanized proof, and formal semantics. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University, and a BA in Computer Science from Williams College. His awards include a Sloan Research Fellowship, an NSF CAREER Award, a Most Influential POPL Paper Award, a Tien ’72 Teaching Award, a Google Research Award, a Yahoo! Academic Career Enhancement Award, a Cornell Engineering Research Excellence Award, and the Morris and Dorothy Rubinoff Award.

Country:United States
Affiliation:Cornell University
Research interests:Programming Languages, Networking, Databases

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PEPM 2020 Network Verification: Past, Present, and Future
POPL 2020 Guarded Kleene Algebra with Tests: Verification of Uninterpreted Programs in Nearly Linear Time
Industrial Relations Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
Organizer in Organizers within the Ally Skills Session-track
[T7] Programming and Reasoning with Kleene Algebra with Tests
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