Jonathan Aldrich is a Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He teaches courses in programming languages, software engineering, object-oriented design, and program analysis for quality and security. Prof. Aldrich directed CMU's Software Engineering Ph.D. program from 2013-2019.
Dr. Aldrich’s research centers on programming languages and type systems that are deeply informed by software engineering considerations. His research contributions include verifying the correct implementation of an architectural design, modular formal reasoning about code, and API protocol specification and verification. His notable awards include an NSF CAREER award (2006), the Dahl-Nygaard Junior Prize (2007), the DARPA Computer Science Study Group, and an ICSE most influential paper award (2012). He served as general chair (2015), program chair (2017), and now steering committee chair of SPLASH and OOPSLA. Aldrich holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Caltech and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington.