Imperial College London

My Plan B: inaugural lecture by Prof Alastair Donaldson

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Prof Alistair Donaldson

Inaugural lecture

Alastair Donaldson is a Professor in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London where he leads the Multicore Programming Group, investigating novel techniques and tool support for programming, testing and reasoning about highly parallel systems and their programming languages.

He was Founder and Director of GraphicsFuzz Ltd., a start-up company specialising in metamorphic testing of graphics drivers, which was acquired by Google in 2018, after which he spent time working with Google as a software engineer and then as a Visiting Researcher. He was the recipient of the 2017 BCS Roger Needham Award and an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship, and has published more than 100 articles in the fields of programming languages, formal verification, software testing and parallel programming.

Alastair was previously a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond, an EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and a Research Engineer at Codeplay Software Ltd. He holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow, and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.

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Mr Ahmed Idle

Mr Ahmed Idle
Department of Computing