Nicholas Matsakis is a Senior Principal Engineer at AWS and co-lead of the Rust language design team. He has been working on Rust since 2011, with a focus on its type system and compiler implementation. He did his undergraduate study at MIT, graduating in 2001, and later obtained a PhD in 2011, working with Thomas Gross at ETH Zurich.
Talks I've Given
Rust in 2024
Featuring Niko Matsakis
Rust is quickly becoming the "default choice" for applications where performance and reliability are top considerations. What can we expect from the next few years of the Rust language? In this talk, Nicholas Matsakis discusses what he sees as the top priorities for Rust going forward.... software-development rust
State of Rust 2016
Featuring Niko Matsakis and Aaron Turou
An exploration of the Rust project and community since the 1.0 stable release in May 2015 followed by a taste of what's to come from Rust in 2016. We'll take a look at incremental compilation in the compiler, a futures implementation for async I/O, and tooling updates especially around...rust web-services