One paper co-authored by a PLUM member will appear at ESOP 2021: Do Judge a Test By its Cover: Combining Combinatorial with Property-Based Testing by Harrison Goldstein, John Hughes, Leonidas Lampropoulos, and Benjamin C. Pierce.
Two papers co-authored by PLUM members will appear at POPL 2021: Corpse Reviver: Sound and Efficient Gradual Typing via Contract Verification by Cameron Moy, Phil Nguyen (now at Google), Sam Tobin-Hochstadt, and David Van Horn; and A Verified Optimizer for Quantum Circuits by Kesha Hietala, Robert Rand, Shih-Han Hung, Xiaodi Wu, and Michael Hicks, which was named one of seven Distinguished Papers.
Two papers co-authored by PLUM members will appear at OOPSLA 2020: Verifying Replicated Data Types with Typeclass Refinements in Liquid Haskell by Yiyun Liu, James Parker, Patrick Redmond (UCSC), Lindsey Kuper (UCSC), Michael Hicks, and Niki Vazou; and An Empirical Study of Ownership, Typestate, and Assets in the Obsidian Smart Contract Language by Michael Coblenz, Joshua Sunshine, Jonathan Aldrich, and Brad A. Myers.
The SIGPLAN PL Perspectives blog featured an article by David Van Horn giving some advice for graduate students on the faculty job market during the COVID pandemic: Letter to a young scientist: Searching for faculty jobs in turbulent times.
The paper Understanding security mistakes developers make: Qualitative analysis from Build It, Break It, Fix It by Dan Votipka, Kelsey Fulton, James Parker, Matthew Hou, Michelle Mazurek, and Mike Hicks has been named a Distinguished Paper of the USENIX Security 2020 conference.
James Parker successfully defended his PhD. His dissertation is entitled, Advanced Language-based Techniques for Correct, Secure Networked Systems
This, the new PLUM site, is deployed! The legacy site is still up, and has lots of useful information.