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Umut A. Acar
Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University

Office: GHC 9101
Executive assistant: Jessica Packer, jpacker@cs.cmu.edu, 412-268-2565, GHC 9006

Research Projects

I am interested in theory and practice of programming. The bulk of my work lies in several areas including programming languages, parallel computing, and algorithms.  


Recent Talks


  • Daniel Anderson 
  • Vijay Ramamurthy
  • Sam Westrick 
  • Rohan Yadav


Recent Professional Activities

  • Invited Lecturer, Oregon Programming-Languages Summer School on Parallelism and Concurrency.
  • PLDI 2018. External Review Committee.
  • PPOPP 2018.  Program Committee.
  • SPAA 2017. Program Committee.
  • BeyondMR 2016.  Program Committee.
  • IPDPS 2016.  Program Committee.
  • POPL 2016. External Review Committee.