News Briefs

  • Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes has been named an IEEE Fellow for her contributions to ubiquitous and immersive programming. This honor is bestowed to nominees whose accomplishments have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science, and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society. Congratulations to Prof. Lopes!

    Read more about it here:  https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1463

    January 2019
  • Prof. David Redmiles is hosting Prof. Tayana U. Conte from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Conte will be spending a year long sabbatical at UCI starting in February 2019. Here research interests are in software engineering and HCI.

    January 2019
  • ISR Director Prof. Sam Malek gave a Keynote Address titled “The Threat in your Pocket: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions in Mobile Application Security” at the 25th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC) and Australasian Software Week (ASW) in Adelaide, Australia in November.

    November 2018
  • Prof. Bonnie Nardi’s paper “Interaction and Outeraction: Instant Messaging in Action,” which was presented at the 2000 ACM Conference on Computer- Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ‘00), has been awarded the Lasting Impact Award at the 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ‘18). The paper was co-authored by Prof. Steve Whittaker, UC Santa Cruz, and alumnus Dr. Erin Bradner (Ph.D. 2001, advisor: Gloria Mark), Autodesk.

    Read more about it here: https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1406

    November 2018
  • The paper “Observed Appropriation of IoT Technology: A Semiotic Account," co-authored by Ph.D. candidate Bruno Azevedo Chagas, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Prof. David Redmiles, and Prof. Clarisse S. de Souza (PUC-Rio), received the Best Paper Award at the 17th Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems in October.

    October 2018
  • TECHNOLOchicas video spotlight on ICS alumna Rosalva Gallardo, Ph.D. '12. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/NLtJoOFb9Dk

    October 2018
  • ISR Director Prof. Sam Malek, Prof. Joshua Garcia, and Prof. Nenad Medvidović (USC) are part of a multi-insitution team that has been awarded a $1.66 million research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for “Constructing a Community-Wide Software Architecture Infrastructure.” 

    Read more about it here: https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1411

    September 2018
  • Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes and Prof. Jens Palsberg (UCLA) have been awarded a $1.1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for their work on “NJR: A Normalized Java Resource” in which they will work with collaborators from five countries to build a community resource of executable Java programs.

    Read more about it here: https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1431

    September 2018
  • Prof. Hadar Ziv and Prof. Sameer Patil (Indiana University Bloomington) have been awarded a $283,961 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for their research on “Incorporating Sociotechnical Cybersecurity Learning Within Undergraduate Capstone Courses.”

    September 2018
  • Dr. Joshua Garcia, now an Assistant Professor in the ICS Department of Informatics, presented his paper “Lightweight, Obfuscation-Resilient Detection and Family Identification of Android Malware” at the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICS 2018), held May 27 - June 3 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The paper is co-authored by Ph.D. student Mahmoud Hammad and Prof. Sam Malek. This paper was accepted as an ICSE journal first paper, and was published in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), 26 (3), January 2018.

    July 2018

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