Zak Cutner

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Rust
Performance

Building even faster interpreters in Rust

September 2020

I wrote about some of the performance improvements I worked on during my internship in Cloudflare's Firewall Team.

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Cloudflare

Systems Engineer

2021–Present

I work on the Ruleset Engine, which powers products such as the Firewall, Rate Limiting, Transform Rules and Bulk Redirects.

Software Engineering Intern

Summer 2020

I worked in the Firewall Team during my six month internship. I mainly contributed performance improvements to the engine.

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Imperial College

MEng in Computing

2017–2021

My individual project was on integrating multiparty session types with asynchronous Rust, supervised by Prof. Nobuko Yoshida.

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Publications

PPoPP

Deadlock-free asynchronous message reordering in Rust

April 2022

By Zak Cutner, Nobuko Yoshida and Martin Vassor. Published by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Coordination

Safe session-based asynchronous coordination in Rust

June 2021

By Zak Cutner and Nobuko Yoshida. Published in Volume 12717 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science by Springer.

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