Max Schaefer

Registered user since Fri 30 May 2014

Name: Max Schaefer

Bio: I am a principal software engineer at GitHub, where I mostly work on static analysis for Go and JavaScript in CodeQL. This continues the work I did at Semmle before it was acquired by GitHub.

Previously, I was an assistant professor at the School of Computer Engineering of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; a post-doctoral researcher at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York; and a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University.

Country: United Kingdom

Affiliation: GitHub

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Research interests: program analysis, logic programming, type systems, refactoring


DPA 2019Session Chair of Session II (part of DPA)
Author of Variant analysis with QL within the DPA-track
Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the DPA-track
Session Chair of Session III (part of DPA)
PLDI 2019Organizer of Declarative Program Analysis With QL within the PLDI Tutorials-track
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