personal and research notes
I am working at the School of Computing
at the University of Kent.
My work focuses on programming language implementation techniques
and concurrent and parallel programming.
In my dissertation,
I proposed an ownership-based metaobject protocol
as a unifying substrate for concurrency support in multi-language VMs.
Currently, I am working on combining concurrency models in a safe manner
and to enable developers to make sense of complex concurrent programs
with appropriate tools.
Along the way to measure the performance of a Smalltalk implementation for commodity multi-core systems, I tried to use Pharo as a more convenient development platform. Well, and I failed in the first attempt…