From the Director

Welcome to ISR

Welcome to the Institute for Software Research (ISR) at the University of California, Irvine.  ISR is a Center in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. Our goal is to advance software and information technology through research partnerships. Here at ISR, we have become the intersection between cutting edge software research and real world practice.

Over the years we have built an impressive community of academic software researchers and industrial innovators.  ISR offers a range of opportunities for participation and engagement. We invite you to join us as we continue to transform the field of Software Engineering.

Director Prof. Sam Malek

Featured Project

CodeExchange: Social-Technical Code Search

A new code search platform that offers social-technical code search: search enriched with social-technical metadata through which targeted queries can be formulated, results quickly filtered, and code that is found easily integrated into the project at hand.

Upcoming Events

Southern California Software Engineering Symposium (SuCSES)

Keynote: Hans-Martin Will, Ph.D.
Head of Innovation Center Newport Beach
“When Everything is an Experiment – Software Engineering in the Age of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence”
Keynote: Emerson Murphy-Hill, Ph.D.
Staff Research Scientist
“Software Developer Diversity and Inclusion”
Friday, June 7, 2019

ISR Announcements

Richard N. Taylor Graduate Award in Software Engineering Established

Prof. Richard N. TaylorThe UCI Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) has announced the establishment of the Richard N. Taylor Graduate Award in Software Engineering. This is the first award in ICS specifically dedicated to software engineering.

Nov 02, 2018
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