Burak Emir

personal information, some resources for coding, publications

About Me

Turkish origin, born and raised in Germany, likes programming and the theory behind it.  Dr. ès. sc degree from EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland in Martin Odersky's group. My thesis on Object-Oriented Pattern Matching is available online. 

Before that, I studied informatics (Informatik) at the RWTH Aachen, Germany and did internships at Microsoft Research in Cambridge and the European Organization for Nuclear Research ("where the web was born"). Before that, I did civil service at the Christliches Krankenhaus Quakenbrück - working in that hospital taught me many things about the interactions of computers, software and people in organizations.

Since November 2007, I am working for Google.


Please see here for a list of publications

 Professional Activities 

SAC 2006 Programming Languages Track Program Committee Member