Rijnard
van Tonder


Ph.D. student

About Me

I'm a 5th-year Ph.D. student at the Institute for Software Research at CMU. My research interest is in Program Analysis for Automated Program Repair and Software Security.

I'm fortunate to be advised by Claire Le Goues.

Find my thesis proposal here.


Education

  • 2014-current |  Ph.D. Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2013-2014 |  M. Eng., Stellenbosch University

  • 2008-2012 |  B.Sc. Hon. Computer Science, Stellenbosch University

Publications


Work Experience

Facebook
May-Aug 2018 | Menlo Park, CA |

Added static taint analysis support to Pyre, the Python static type checker at Facebook.

Carnegie Mellon University
Spring 2018 | Pittsburgh, PA |

Teaching Assistant for 17-819O: Program Analysis.

Facebook
May-Aug 2017 | Menlo Park, CA |

Added parallel processing (5x speedup) and initial LSP support to Pyre, the Python static type checker at Facebook.

Carnegie Mellon University
Spring 2015 | Pittsburgh, PA |

Teaching Assistant for 18-739L (CTF-based security course).

Microsoft Research
May-Jul 2014 | Redmond, WA |

Intern at Microsoft Research with Patrice Godefroid in the RiSE group.

Multichoice, Naspers
2012-2013 | Jhb, ZA |

Collaboration as part of Master's Research

MWR InfoSecurity
Jan-Feb 2013 | Jhb, ZA |

Intern working on Android pen-testing framework.

Google
Nov 2011-Feb 2012 | Zurich, CH |

Software Engineer intern on one of the Google Maps backend teams.

Nimbula (acquired by Oracle)
Jun-Jul 2011 | Cape Town, ZA |

Software Engineer intern; created customized cloud VMs


PDF version of CV.


Contact

E-mail:
<my-three-letter-initials>@cmu.edu

Wean Hall 5119
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh PA 15213