Biography

He received his PhD from Portland State University in 2009 and is BS from The Evergreen State College in 2001.

Research Areas

  • Advanced Learning Technologies
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Sciences and Analytics
  • Graphics, Human Computer Interaction, & User Experience
  • Software Engineering and Programming Languages

Awards

  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA) - 2017
  • ICSE Distinguished Reviewer Award - 2017
  • APEX Journal Award of Excellence (for special issue of IEEE Software) - 2016
  • Blue Sky Idea Award, Foundations of Software Engineering - 2014.
  • Best Paper, Conference on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VLHCC) - 2014
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) - 2014
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2013
  • Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation Foundation Award - 2012
  • Most Receptive Graduate Professor Outside the Classroom. Presented by the NCSU Chapter of the ACM/AITP - 2012
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Symposium on Software Visualization  (SOFTVIS) - 2010
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) - 2010
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) - 2009