BiographyI am a US NSF Graduate Research Fellow, and PhD student in the School of Computer & Communication Sciences, working under the supervision of Prof. Martin Odersky at LAMP. Research Interests: Language support for distributed programming. Parallel (and distributed) programming models. More info: http://www.heather.miller.am CV Committees: POPL 2015 AEC, Scala 2014 (co-chair), Scala 2013 (co-chair) Reviewer for: ECOOP 2013, Scala 2013
Self-Assembly: Lightweight Language Extension and Datatype Generic Programming, All-in-One!. , 2014..
Improving Human-Compiler Interaction Through Customizable Type Feedback. , 2014..
Spores: A Type-Based Foundation for Closures in the Age of Concurrency and Distribution. European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP'14), Uppsala, Sweden, 2014..
Functional Programming For All! Scaling a MOOC for Students and Professionals Alike. 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'14) SEET Track, Hyderabad, India, 2014..
Instant Pickles: Generating Object-Oriented Pickler Combinators for Fast and Extensible Serialization. ACM SIGPLAN 2013 Conference on Object Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications (OOPSLA'13), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 2013..
RAY: Integrating Rx and Async for Direct-Style Reactive Streams. Workshop on Reactivity, Events and Modularity, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 2013..
Spores, Formally, 2013.
FlowPools: A Lock-Free Deterministic Concurrent Dataflow Abstraction. 25th International Workshop on Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing, Tokyo, Japan, 2012..
Tools and Frameworks for Big Learning in Scala: Leveraging the Language for High Productivity and Performance. NIPS 2011 Workshop on Parallel and Large-Scale Machine Learning (BigLearn), Sierra Nevada, Spain, 2011..
Parallelizing Machine Learning- Functionally: A Framework and Abstractions for Parallel Graph Processing. 2nd Annual Scala Workshop, Stanford, California, USA, 2011..
FlowPools: A Lock-Free Deterministic Concurrent Dataflow Abstraction Proofs, 2012.
On The Road To A Neuroprosthetic Hand: A Novel Hand Grasp Orthosis Based on Functional Electrical Stimulation. 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Buenos Aires, Argentina, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference Proceedings, 2010..