News Briefs

  • 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
  • Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes was recognized as a Dean’s Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at UCI’s 25th Annual Celebration of Teaching.

    July 2018
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa received the ICS Dean’s Award for Research. Kobsa was recognized as a pioneer in the area of user modeling in human-computer interaction. Kobsa’s research addresses issues in security and privacy for end users, specifically helping users make choices about their privacy settings.

    July 2018
  • Prof. André van der Hoek will be hosting visiting professor Eduardo Almeida, from the Federal University of Bahia - Ondina Campus, Brazil, for a year starting in September. Together, they plan to study the work of software architects, how they view and use existing design tools and notations, and what may be done to assist them in their work.

    July 2018
  • Prof. Gloria Mark is co-PI on an $8M IARPA grant, “A Comprehensive Approach to Modeling Job Performance via Unobtrusive, Continuous, Multimodal Sensing,” with six collaborating universities.

    July 2018
  • NEW! The Donald Bren School of ICS has launched a professional Master of Software Engineering (MSE) program. Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes is serving as Faculty Director. Read more about it in this article from the Spring/Summer 2018 ISR Connector newsletter.

    July 2018
  • The paper titled “Complex Mediation in Formation of Political Opinions,” authored by alumnus Dr. Yubo Kou, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University, and Prof. Bonnie Nardi, received an Honorable Mention Award at the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), held in April in Montreal, Canada.

    July 2018
  • Assistant Project Scientist Pedro Martins’ paper titled “50K-C: A dataset of compilable, and compiled, Java projects” was presented at Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2018), co-located with ICSE 2018, in May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The paper is co-authored by Prof. Cristina Lopes and Ph.D. student Rohan Achar (C. Lopes, advisor).

    July 2018
  • 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.

    April 2018
  • 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.

    April 2018

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