Umut A. Acar

Associate Professor

Computer Science Department

Carnegie Mellon University


Executive assistant: Matt McMonagle, mmcmonag@andrew.cmu.edu

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Research and Projects

I research programming languages and algorithms.

Recent Awards

  • 2021: JP Morgan Chase AI Award

  • 2021: Distinguished paper award (POPL 2021)

  • 2020: ACM SIGPLAN Research Highlight (PPOPP 2019)

  • 2019: CMU Teaching Innovation Award (Diderot Project)

Books

Teaching

Research Group

Alumni

  • Yue Yao, M.S. 2020 (Now: PhD at CMU)

  • Yifan Qiao, Undergraduate 2019 (Now: PhD at UCLA)

  • Rohan Yadav B.S. 2019 (Now: PhD at Stanford)

  • Vijay Ramamurthy B.S. 2019 (Now: Facebook)

  • Stefan Muller Ph.D. 2018 (Now: Professor at IIT Chicago)

  • Adrien Guatto Post-doc 2016-17 (Now: Professor at IRIF-CNRS, Paris)

  • Ram Raghunathan M.A. 2017 (Now: Twitch)

  • Yan Chen Ph.D. 2017 (Now: Google --> Dfinity)

  • Filip Sieczkowski Post-doc: 2014-16 (Now: Professor at University of Wroclaw)

  • Pramod Bhatotia Ph.D. 2015 (Now: Professor at University of Edinburg)

  • Arthur Chargueraud Post-doc 2010-12 (Now: Researcher at INRIA)

  • Jana Dunfield Post-doc 2010-12 (Now: Queen’s University, Ontario)

  • Matthew Hammer Ph.D. 2012 (Now: Professor at UCB --> Dfinity)

  • Mike Rainey Post-doc 2010-12 (Now: Researcher at Inria --> Researcher at CMU)

  • Ozgur Sumer Ph.D. 2012. (Now: Google)

  • Duru Turkoglu Ph.D. 2012. (Now: Loyala University)

  • Ruy Ley-Wild Ph.D. 2010. (Now: LogicBlox)

  • Jamie Morgenstern B.S. 2009. (Now: PhD at CMU --> Professor at Georgia Tech --> Professor at University of Washington)