I do programming languages and computer architecture. I like research that breaks down abstraction barriers and rethinks the hardware–software interface. I worked on approximate computing, the idea that computers can be more efficient if we let them make mistakes. See what’s going on in my research group, which is called Capra.

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, where I am part of the Computer Systems Laboratory and the programming languages group. I graduated from the University of Washington in 2015. Here’s my CV.

latest blogging: November 25, 2020 — more bloggingssubscribe

Make Your Grad School Application Sparkle with This One Weird Trick

When PhD application season rolls around, much of what goes into your application is already pre-determined. I have one piece of advice you can still apply as deadlines loom to improve your materials.