Microsoft at POPL 2021


Microsoft is proud to be a sponsor of the 48th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL 2021). You can find out more about our research in programming languages and apply for open positions here.

Program Committee members

Simon Peyton Jones
Arjun Radhakrishna
Aseem Rastogi
Rahul Sharma
Santiago Zanella-Béguelin


Sumit Gulwani received POPL’s Most Influential Paper Award 2021 for his paper Automating String Processing in Spreadsheets Using Input-Output Examples. This is the second consecutive year in a row that Sumit has been honored with this award. It is presented annually to the author(s) of a paper presented at the POPL 10 years prior that had the greatest influence over the past decade. Sumit’s research influenced Microsoft Excel with the feature known as Flash Fill.

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