From the Director

Welcome to ISR

Welcome to the Institute for Software Research (ISR) at the University of California, Irvine.  ISR is the only Organized Research Unit in the University of California system with a focus on Software Research.  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.

Interim Director Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes

Featured Project

Crowd Development

This project explores a development process and cloud-based IDE for crowd development looking to apply the microtask crowdsourcing model to software development.

News Briefs

  • Interim Director Prof. Cristina V. Lopes was one of 13 UCI professors to be recognized as a Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at UCI’s 25th Annual Celebration of Teaching, held on April 26. Congratulations, Crista!  Read more about it here.

  • Alumnus Rosalva Gallardo (Ph.D. 2012), a Software Program Manager at Google, is featured in ICS's Alumni Spotlight, where her work on advancing tech education in her home country Peru in highlighted.

  • Prof. Nenad Medvidović has received the Distinguished Engineering Merit Award from the Orange County Engineering Council, for his contributions to computer science including his highly impactful research in software architecture.

Recent Technical Reports