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Erik Meijer

Engineering Director
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"In order to maintain the leading position of the U.S. in the scientific community, identifying and fostering transformational engineering research is of utmost importance. I'm honored to be part of this organization and I'm looking forward to help shape the future of future research for our country."

About Erik Meijer

Erik Meijer is an engineering director at Facebook, where he supports an applied research team in the intersection of programming languages, software engineering, systems, and machine learning. Prior to working at Facebook, Meijer was the founder of Applied Duality and professor of cloud programming at TU Delft. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Microsoft Outstanding Technical Leadership Award and in 2007 the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award as a member of the C# team. While at Microsoft, he supported the cloud programmability team.

He has worked on a variety of programming languages such as Haskell, C#, Visual Basic, Dart and Hack and frameworks such as LINQ and Rx. Meijer is an honorary professor in programming language design at the school of computer science of the University of Nottingham and is a member of the ACM Queue editorial board. He teaches a course on the MOOC provider Coursera called "Principles of Reactive Programming", and a course on edX called "Introduction to Functional Programming.”

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