The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has appointed Michael Carbin as the Jamieson Career Development Professor.
Michael Carbin joined EECS in January 2016 as an assistant professor. His research interests include the design of programming systems that deliver improved performance and resilience by incorporating approximate computing and self-healing.
Carbin is also a principal investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). Carbin received his BS from Stanford University and his PhD from MIT in 2015. His work on program analysis at Stanford University as an undergraduate received an award for Best Computer Science Undergraduate Honors Thesis. As a graduate student, he has received the MIT Lemelson Presidential and Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowships. His recent research on verifying the reliability of programs that execute on unreliable hardware has received best paper awards at OOPSLA 2013 and 2014.