Pavel Panchekha


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Pavel Panchekha


I am Pavel Panchekha. I apply programming languages techniques to web browsers and numerical analysis at the University of Utah.

I am recruiting PhD students. Get in touch!

Dec 2022: I'll be in Auckland for SPLASH 2022 with Marisa Kirisame talking about multi-tenant garbage collection.

Web browsers

I research web browser internals. Past projects include:

I am writing a textbook on web browsers, which inspires a lot of these projects.

Automated numerics

I also work on automatic numerical analysis. Past projects include:

I lead the FPBench and Herbie projects, where a lot of my research is deployed.


I am currently advising Ian Briggs (PhD), Marisa Kirisame (PhD), Pranav Shenoy (MS), Yash Lad (MS), Yuvaraj Chesetti (MS).

I have previous advised or mentored Ayushi Sharma (MS), Oliver Flatt (BS), Nathan Davis (MS), Skyler Griffith (BS), William Shupe (MS), JJ Garzella (BS), David Thien (BS), Adam T. Geller (BS), Jason (Chen) Qiu (BS), Alex Sanchez-Stern (BS).