Dynamic Languages and the Browsers of the Future


July 13, 2010


Ben Zorn, Steve Lucco, Judith Bishop, and Wolfram Schulte



Ben Zorn, Steve Lucco, Judith Bishop, and Wolfram Schulte

Ben Zorn is a principal researcher in the Research in Software Engineering (RiSE) group in Microsoft Research. After receiving a PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989, he served eight years on the computer science faculty at the University of Colorado in Boulder, receiving tenure and being promoted to associate professor in 1996. Ben left the University of Colorado in 1998 to become a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, where he currently works. His research interests include programming language design and implementation and performance measurement and analysis. Ben has served as an associate editor of the ACM journals Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems and Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization. He is currently a member-at-large of the SIGPLAN Executive Committee and he recently served as general chair for the SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI 2010).


  • Portrait of Judith Bishop

    Judith Bishop

    Director of Computer Science

  • Portrait of Wolfram Schulte

    Wolfram Schulte

    Partner Group Software Engineering Manager

  • Portrait of Ben Zorn

    Ben Zorn

    Research Manager, Principal Researcher