Dr. Christian Wimmer

About Me

Professional Experience

since 2011 Virtual Machine Research Group
Oracle Labs
2008–2011 Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
2004–2008 Research and Teaching Assistant
Institute for System Software, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Implementation of feedback-directed optimization for the Java HotSpot™ VM (in cooperation with Sun Microsystems, California)
2003–2004 Scientific Staff Member
Institute for System Software, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Implementation of linear scan register allocation for the Java HotSpot™ client compiler (in cooperation with Sun Microsystems, California)
2002–2003 Silbergrau Consulting & Software GmbH, Linz, Austria
Development of tools for a Java enterprise application container

Education

March 2008 Doctor of technical sciences with distinction
Dissertation: Automatic Object Inlining in a Java Virtual Machine.
Advisor: Prof. Hanspeter Mössenböck
Co-advisor: Prof. Michael Franz
2004–2008 Doctoral studies of technical sciences
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
September 2004 Diploma in computer science with distinction
Master's thesis: Linear Scan Register Allocation for the Java HotSpot™ Client Compiler.
Advisor: Prof. Hanspeter Mössenböck
2000–2004 Diploma studies of computer science
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Honors