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Amir Shaikhha


Research Interests:
  • Compilers,

  • Data Management,

  • Programming Languages,

  • Domain-Specific Languages

Amir Shaikhha is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the design and implementation of data-analytics systems by using techniques from the databases, programming languages, compilers, and machine learning communities. Prior to that, he was a Departmental Lecturer at Oxford. He earned his Ph.D. from EPFL in 2018, for which he was awarded a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in structured data analysis, as well as a Ph.D. thesis distinction award. He has won the Best Paper Award at GPCE 2017 and the Most Reproducible Paper Award at SIGMOD 2017. He (co-)chaired the program committees of DBPL 2021, Scala 2022, DRAGSTERS 2023, and GPCE 2023.

I am currently supervising 5 PhD students and co-supervising 3 PhD students.

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