Lecturer, University of Bristol

PKUSSI Course:Introduction to Functional Programming

Dr. Meng Wang is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. His research focuses on applying theoretical rigour to practical programming, with the aim of improving the correctness and robustness of software systems. Previously, he was a lecturer at University of Kent, and an assistant professor at Chalmers University of Technology. He completed his DPhil (known as PhD elsewhere) at University of Oxford, and before that he studied at National University of Singapore.Dr. Wang is an internationally recognised expert on functional programming and has published extensively on the topic. He frequently reviews for the International Conference of Functional Programming and was the general co-chair of the Symposium of Trends in Functional Programming in 2017. In 2015, together with Zhenjiang Hu and John Hughes he wrote a review for National Science Review titled How Functional Programming Mattered.