Jens Palsberg
Professor of Computer Science

UCLA Computer Science Department
University of California, Los Angeles
4531K Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1596, USA
Phone: 310-825-6320
Fax: 310-794-5057
Curriculum vitae and brief biography
Publications, DBLP, h-index = 43
UCLA compilers group, Executive MBA blog
Research Compilers, embedded systems, programming languages
Certification of medical device software
Register allocation by puzzle solving
Compiling object-oriented programs to FPGAs
Optimization and verification of parallel programs
Tutorial EMSOFT 2005 tutorial on Programming Sensor Networks by Mani B. Srivastava and Jens Palsberg
Member of the SIGPLAN CACM Nomination Committee
Journals TOPLAS


ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems
I&C Edit. Board Information and Computation
FTFJP'17 PC Member Formal Techniques for Java Programs (Barcelona, Spain)
OOPSLA'16 PC Member ACM Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Languages, and Systems (Amsterdam).
CC'16 PC Member International Conference on Compiler Construction (Barcelona)
Honors National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1998.
Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 1999-2004, in recognition of outstanding academic distinction.
One of the Ten Best Teachers of Undergraduates in the School of Science, Purdue University, 2001.
Okawa Foundation Research Award, 2003.
IBM Faculty Award, 2005.
ACM Distinguished Speaker, 2006-2014.
ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Service Award, 2012.
Software The Java Tree Builder, a frontend for The Java Compiler Compiler
Ph.D. Students John Bender   Riyaz Haque   Christian Kalhauge
Former Students Tian Zhao, Ph.D 2002, now an associate professor at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Dennis Brylow, Ph.D 2003, now an associate professor at Marquette University, Milwaukee
Mayur Naik, M.S. 2003, now an associate professor at U. Pennsylvania.
Ma, Di, Ph.D. 2004, now at Synopsys
Krishna Nandivada, Ph.D. 2005, now a professor at IIT, Madras
Christian Grothoff, Ph.D. 2006, now at INRIA, France
Benjamin Titzer, Ph.D. 2007, now a researcher at Google.
Fernando Pereira, Ph.D. 2008, now a professor at Univ. Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil.
Jonathan K. Lee, Ph.D. 2010, now at Google.
Mahdi Eslamimehr, Ph.D. 2014, now a professor at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran.
Mohsen Lesani, Ph.D. 2014, now a professor at UC Riverside.
Matt Brown, Ph.D. 2017, now in transition.
Courses at UCLA
CS 132 Compiler Construction: F03   F04   F05   F06   S08   S09   W10   F11   F12   F14   S16   F16
CS 232 Static Program Analysis: S06   S07   S08   F08   F09
CS 239 Parallel Programming Languages: F07   W09   S10   S11
CS 239 Programming Languages: W04
CS 239 Compilers for Embedded Systems: S04
Worth Reading The Queen of Denmark; so long, and thanks for the Ph.D; some advice on dissertations, talks, and how to have your abstract rejected; yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus; Angel, stylish Angel, cool Angel, plus Angel pondering some entries in CiteSeer. Angel. Hobbit dictionary for children.