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Saumya K. Debray

Office: Gould-Simpson 735
Phone: (+1) 520-621-4527
Fax: (+1) 520-621-4246

Research Interests:

Software security, malware analysis, software protection; program analysis and optimization, with a focus on post-compile-time code optimization.


Saumya Debray is Professor of Computer Science at The University of Arizona, where he has been a faculty member since August 1986. Prior to this, he received a B.Tech. (Hons.) degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1981; and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, in 1983 and 1986 respectively.

Saumya's research interests are primarily in the area of compilers and language implementation, focusing primarily on low-level program analysis, transformation, and optimization. He is currently working on software security and malware analysis in the context of the lynx project.

Saumya has served as Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems (TOPLAS) (1993-1999), Associate Editor of ACM Letters on Programming Languages and Systems (1991-94) and Area Editor (Technical Notes) of Journal of Logic Programming (1995-98). He was Program co-Chair for the 1990 North American Conference on Logic Programming, and has served on numerous program committees, including those of the POPL, PLDI, ILPS, and JICSLP conferences.

In whatever spare time he can scrounge up, Saumya enjoys hiking and backpacking [ Pictures; prose ].