Blair Archibald

PhD Candidate

Office: Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Room 421
Telephone: +44 141 330 1643
Email: b.archibald.1@research.gla.ac.uk

Research title

Parallel Algorithmic Skeletons for General Purpose, Distributed Memory, Tree Search

Research summary

Biography:
A current PhD student and member of the Glasgow Parallelism Group (GPG). Completed an undergraduate B.Eng degree in Electronic and Software Engineering at the University of Glasgow before pursing a PhD. A notable achievement was winning Young Software Engineer of the Year in 2014 for his fourth year dissertation work. Currently working on distributed programming using the functional language Haskell and the Haskell Distributed Parallel Haskell (HdpH) DSL.

Research Interests:
- Functional Programming
- Distributed Computing
- Parallelism
- Garbage Collection Techniques


Teaching

Current:

- Advanced Programming 3 (Demonstrator)
- Networked Systems 3 (Demonstrator)


Previous:

- Java Programming 2 (Demonstrator)