A former research chair at NASA, Prof. Menzies earned his   Ph.D.  from UNSW (Australia), 1995.


Prof. Menzies researches  SE, data mining, AI optimization, and search-based SE, and better methods for open access science.

He is the director of the NcState RAISE lab (real world AI for software engineering) and is the curator of the  PROMISE repository (storage for SE project data).

Over his career, he has  won over $7M in grants;  supervised 7+23 Ph.D.+masters students; and written 230+ referred papers (making him a  top-100 most cited researcher out of 80,000+ authors (in SE, 2004 to 2014).


He teach software engineering (in the spring) and automated software engineering (in the fall).


At the time of this writing (Jan'15) he serves on

He also has appointments as co-general-chair of ICSME'16; co-pc-chair of ICSE NIER'15; and serve on ASE conference steering committee.


Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
  • Data Sciences and Analytics
  • Health Care Information Technology
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Software Engineering and Programming Languages

CSC Fall Courses

  • CSC 510-001 LEC Software Engineerg   MW 10:15am-11:30am   Room: 1103 James B Hunt Jr Centenni

  • CSC 591-066 LEC SP Topic CSC - Sinless Software Engineering   W 3:00pm-5:45pm   Room: TBA

  • CSC 791-066 LEC Advncd Topics CSC - Sinless Software Engineering   W 3:00pm-5:45pm   Room: TBA


  • Mining Software Repositories Foundational Contribution Award - 2017
  • Carol Miller Graduate Lecturer Award - 2016
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2016, 2017
  • LexisNexis Faculty Award - 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Laboratory for Analytical Science funding - 2017, 2018
  • Software Engineering Institute Research grant - 2016