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Umut A. Acar
Assistant Professor 
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891

Office: GHC 8205
Tel: (412) 268-6791
Executive assistant: Samantha DiNardo, sdinardo@cs.cmu.edu(412) 268-7660GHC 9118


Current Projects

Past Projects



POP (Principles of Programming) Seminars

I organize POP Seminars.  



Previous Students and Post-docs

Recent Professional Activities

Recent Editorial Board and Committee Memberships

  • BEYONDMR 2015. Program Committee.
  • ALENEX 2015. Program Committee.
  • ESOP 2015. Program Committee.
  • POPL 2015. Program Committee.
  • FHPC 2013. Program Chair (with Jost Berthold).
  • PLDI 2013. Program Committee. 
  • FOSSACS 2013. Program Committee.

Recent Public Talks

  • Work Stealing Unlocked: Thread Scheduling without Synchronization. Bertinoro Workshop on Algorithms and Data Structures, 2013.
  • Practical Abstractions for Dynamic Software.  Tulane University, 2013.
  • NSF-CPATH Lecture on Parallelism: Automatic Granularity Control for Efficient Parallelism. University of Puerto RP, 2012.
  • NSF-CPATH Lecture on Parallelism: Greedy Sharing: Load Balancing on Weakly Consistent Memory.  University of Puerto Rico RP, 2012.
  • Dagstuhl Seminar on Principles of Provenance 2012.