News Briefs

  • Prof. Crista Lopes gave a keynote talk titled “Excercises in Programming Style” at the Joy of Coding conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in May.

    May 2015
  • Prof. Gloria Mark has published the book "Multitasking in the Digital Age". The 113 page book is part of the Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics series.

    April 2015
  • Prof. Bonnie Nardi and ICS Profs. Don Patterson and Bill Tomlinson won the UCI Celebration of Teaching Instructional Technology Innovation Award for 2015 for an online course they taught called “Global Disruption and IT.”

    April 2015
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa served as a panelist on the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Privacy Research Strategy Workshop panel on “Privacy Perspective: Individual/Consumer” in February in Arlington, Virginia.

     

    February 2015
  • Prof. Crista Lopes has received $325,724 in DARPA funding for her research on “Software Datasets for Code Mining.”

    January 2015
  • Prof. Walt Scacchi has been awarded $117,500 by the Naval Postgraduate School, Acquisition Research Program for his research on “Achieving Better Buying Power through Acquisition of Open Architecture Software Systems for Web and Mobile Devices.” This marks the nineth consecutive award for Scacchi and ISR research associate Thomas Alspaugh from the NPS ARP.

    January 2015
  • Prof. Norman Makoto Su joins ISR as a faculty associate. Welcome aboard Norm!

    December 2014
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa is the recipient of a $60,000 Google Faculty Research Award for his research on Predicting People’s Privacy Preferences for Ubiquitous Personal Data Disclosure. Kobsa will investigate the predictability of user privacy preferences in a ubiquitous personal data disclosure scenario.

    November 2014
  • Postdoctoral research associate Thomas LaToza presented a paper titled “Harnessing the Crowd: Decontextualizing Software Work” at the 1st International Workshop on Context in Software Development (CSD), held with the ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2014) in Hong Kong in November. The paper was co-authored by W. Ben Towne (CMU) and ISR Prof. André van der Hoek.

    November 2014
  • Prof. Walt Scacchi hosted a visit by research fellow Klaas-Jan Stol from LERO, the Irish Software Engineering Research Center. At ISR, Stol explored Open Source Software (OSS) and Computer Games interests with Scacchi and Ph.D. student Michael Gorlick. 

    November 2014

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