Michael Burke's research interests include: program analysis, static analysis-based tools for programming language optimization, mobile security, compiling for parallelism. Programming models for high performance parallel computation.
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Static analysis-based tools for programming language optimization, mobile security, compiling for parallelism, database applications; programming models for high-performance computing
PhD, Computer Science, New York University (1983)
BA, Philosophy, Yale University (1973)
Introduction to Automata Theory, Formal Languages, and Computation
Reasoning About Algorithms
Compiler Construction (undergraduate)
Compiler Construction (graduate)
Honors & Awards
2014: Selected for 25 years of International Conference on Supercomputing. An Overview of the PTRAN Analysis System for Multiprocessing. Fran Allen, Michael Burke, Philippe Charles, Ron Cytron, Jeanne Ferrante (ICS 1987).
2008: ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Service Award
2008: IBM Research Science Accomplishment for Stack Allocation and Synchronization Elimination for Java Using Escape Analysis
2007: ACM Distinguished Scientist
2007: IBM Invention Achievement Award, Second Plateau
2005: IBM Research Division Technical Group Award, alphaWorks Emerging Technologies Toolkit Release of the XML Enhancements for Java (XJ) Programming Language
2004: Selected for Best of PLDI: ACM SIGPLAN selection of 50 papers from 20 years of PLDI (1979-1999), based on impact and technical excellence: Michael Burke and Ron Cytron. Interprocedural Analysis and Parallelization.
1993: IBM Research Division Award, For Contributions to Gemstone Fortran Development
1983: Janet Fabri Award for an Outstanding Thesis in Computer Science, NYU