Kathleen Fisher

 
 

Kathleen Fisher is Professor in the Computer Science Department at Tufts. Previously, she was a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T Labs Research and a Consulting Faculty Member in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Kathleen's research focuses on advancing the theory and practice of programming languages and on applying ideas from the programming language community to the problem of ad hoc data management. The main thrust of her work has been in domain-specific languages to facilitate programming with massive amounts of ad hoc data, including the Hancock system for efficiently building signatures from massive transaction streams and the PADS system for managing ad hoc data.


Kathleen is an ACM Fellow. She has served as program chair for FOOL, ICFP, CUFP, and OOPSLA. Kathleen is past Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group in Programming Languages (SIGPLAN), past Co-Chair of CRA's Committee on the Status of Women (CRA-W), and a former editor of the Journal of Functional Programming.


My cv is available online.


I have been co-teaching the graduate programming language course (cs242) at Stanford.

 

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I am currently on leave from Tufts serving as a program manger at DARPA  I will be returning to Tufts in the fall of 2014 and looking for students!

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kfisher@eecs.tufts.edu

+1 571 218 4435

+1 703 807 9964

Halligan Hall

161 College Ave

Tufts University

Medford, MA 02155