Portrait of Sebastian Burckhardt

Sebastian Burckhardt

Senior Principal Researcher


My research interests are programming models to program distributed, parallel, or concurrent or systems conveniently, efficiently, and correctly.

I am particularly interested in the following topics (from more recent to less recent):

Advancing the Serverless Paradigm

Programming Elastic Services using Virtual Actors
(see the Orleans project)
Eventual Consistency, and Consistency in Distributed Systems
Check out my book! (free download on publisher site, or just the pdf)
Touch-enabled scripting languages for mobile+cloud
(see the TouchDevelop project)
Programming with Concurrent Revisions
(see the Revisions project)
Verification and Debugging Tools for Concurrent Programs
(see the Cuzz and CHESS projects)