Tom Van Cutsem

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Name: Tom Van Cutsem

Bio: Since February 2014 I am a senior researcher at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs. Prior to that I was a professor of Computer Science at the Software Languages Lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and a post-doc researcher of the Flanders Research Foundation. In 2008, I completed my doctoral dissertation on advanced programming language support for mobile ad hoc networks. I am co-designer of the AmbientTalk programming language. Since 2010 I have contributed to the ECMAScript (aka Javascript) standardization process, in particular, together with Mark S. Miller I designed the ECMAScript 2015 Proxy API.

Country: Belgium

Affiliation: Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs

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Research interests: Programming languages, Language design & implementation, Distributed systems, Concurrent and parallel programming, Mobile computing, Javascript


REBLS 2015Author of Functional Reactive Programming with nothing but Promises (Implementing Push/Pull FRP using JavaScript Promises) within the REBLS-track
AGERE! 2015Committee Member in Program Committee within the AGERE-track
SPLASH 2015Author of ECMAScript 2015: the future of JavaScript is now! within the SPLASH-I-track
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