News Briefs

  • Visiting Researcher Dr. Shinobu Saito's paper "How Much Undocumented Knowledge is there in Agile Software Development?" received the Best Industry Paper Award at the 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'17). The paper is authored by Shinobu Saito and Yukako Iimura from NTT Software Innovation Center, Japan and Aaron Massey and Annie Antón from Georgia Tech. Congratulations!

    September 2017
  • Interim Director Prof. Cristina Lopes has been honored with the 2017 Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets (AITO) Test of Time Award in recognition of her enduring contributions to the fields of computer programming and software development.

    Lopes was recognized alongside fellow authors Gregor Kiczales, John Lamping, Anurag Mendhekar, Chris Maeda, Jean-Marc Loingtier and John Irwin for their 1997 paper “Aspect-oriented programming” at the 31st European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP) that took place June 18-23, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

    July 2017
  • Prof. Paul Dourish gave a keynote titled "The Stuff of Bits: Exploring the Materialities of Information in Interaction" at the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (ACM EICS) in Lisbon, Portugal on June 29.

    June 2017
  • Prof. Walt Scacchi was part of the research team that received the 2017 Robert Newcomb Interdisciplinary Team Science Award from the UCI Institute of Clinical & Translational Science in the School of Medicine for their project on Telerehabilitation in the Home Versus Therapy In-Clinic for Patients with Stroke, directed by Prof. Steve Cramer and funded by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Strokes.

    June 2017
  • Assoc. Proj. Scientist Joshua Garcia presented the paper “A Taxonomy and Qualitative Comparison of Program Analysis Techniques for Security Assessment of Android Software” at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Research Track, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in June. The paper is co-authored by graduate student Alireza Sadhegi (first author), Prof. Hamid Bagheri (Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln), and Prof. Sam Malek, and appeared in the June 2017 issue of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.

    June 2017
  • Prof. Sam Malek gave a keynote entitled “Android Security from a Software Architectural Perspective” at the IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA 2017) held in Gothenburg, Sweden in April.

    April 2017
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa gave an invited talk entitled “Privacy by Design in an IoT Environment” in the Privacy-by-Design Workshop: Can engineers and organizations do it? at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise in Yehud, Israel in April.

    April 2017
  • Associate Director Crista Lopes has been included on the list "Women of VR - 35 Ladies Who Are Killing It In Virtual Reality" published by VIAR360.

    April 2017
  • Prof. Gloria Mark has been elected to the CHI Academy, an honorary group of influential individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction and have been active participants in the SIGCHI community.

    February 2017
  • Prof. Jim Jones has received the 2016-2017 School of ICS Dean's Award for Undergraduate Teaching, for his excellent and innovative instruction of undergraduates in software engineering. Congratulations!

    February 2017

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