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Michael L. Scott
Computer Science Department
Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Rochester, NY 14627-0226
Michael Scott's email address
phone (585) 275-7745, 5478; fax 273‑4556

On sabbatical, July 2014–July 2015
At Google's Lab in Madison WI
and the University of Wisconsin CS department


2006 Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing
Press releaseAward citationAcceptance speech

ACM Fellow citation UR press release

IEEE Fellows 2010             “Last Lecture

URCS 2003 Commencement address
“Computing and Sustainability” slides

2001 Goergen Teaching Award
Acceptance speech “How I Teach” essay

Press Release for the Java 6 SynchronousQueue



Research Projects

Programming Language Pragmatics, Third Edition

Shared-Memory Synchronization

PLP 3e cover art

Published March, 2009

First edition copyright © 2000.
Second edition copyright © 2006.

Look for it in your favorite bookstore, or on-line.
PLP 2e cover art    PLP 1e cover art

Published June, 2013

Download it from Morgan & Claypool,
or check your library for a series subscription.

SMS cover art


Current Graduate Students

Ph.D. Graduates

in the woods in Maine (Picture courtesy of Erin Scott)

Personal Links

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Last Change: 18 March 2015 / Michael Scott's email address
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