Team for Research in
Ubiquitous Secure Technology


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Andrew C. Myers, Ph.D.
    Cornell University

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Bio:  Andrew Myers is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1999.

His research interests include computer security, programming languages, and distributed and persistent objects. His work on computer security has focused on practical, sound, expressive languages and systems for enforcing information security. The Jif programming language makes it possible to write programs which the compiler ensures are secure. The Polyglot extensible compiler framework is now widely used for programming language research.

Myers is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, a College of Engineering Abraham T. C. Wong '72 Excellence in Teaching Award, a George M. Sprowls award for outstanding Ph.D. thesis from MIT, and a best paper award for a paper in SOSP 2001.