Lunch + Open House

12:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Lunch served in DBH 6011 foyer at 12:00.  Take your lunch and eat at the location of your choice.

Open House begins at 12:30!

Attendees will be able to:

  • See demonstrations and posters.
  • Meet with faculty and students.
  • Learn about current research projects.

Come see what's going on at ISR!


Preliminary list of participants:

Spider Lab
Prof. James A. Jones


The Spider Lab creates techniques for offering automatic recommendations for common software-maintence tasks.


Personalization and Privacy Lab
Prof.  Alfred Kobsa

The personalization and privacy lab conducts research on tailoring human-computer interaction to the needs of each individual user, and on reconciling the benefits that personalization provides with the privacy concerns that it evokes.

  • "Cross-cultural Privacy Prediction" (poster)
    Yao Li, Alfred Kobsa, Bart Knijnenburg (Clemson University), and M-H. Carolyn Nguyen (Microsoft Corporation)


The Mondego Group 
Prof. Cristina Videira Lopes

Theme: Software Systems in the Large

The Mondego group conducts research in large systems and large data.


Software Engineering and Analysis Lab (SEAL)
Prof. Sam Malek

The Software Engineering and Analysis Lab (SEAL) is broadly engaged in research to automate the software engineering activities, thereby improving the developer productivity as well as the quality of the resulting software.

  • "A Large-Scale Empirical Study on the Effects of Code Obfuscations on Android Apps and Anti-Malware Products" (poster)
    Mahmoud Hammad, Joshua Garcia, and Sam Malek


Prof. Gloria Mark's Research Group

Prof. Mark's group studies what is known as social computing: studying how individuals, groups, society and technology mutually influence each other. They are particularly interested in studying how information technology use affects multi-tasking, attention, mood, and above all, stress.


Prof. Bonnie Nardi's Research Group

Prof. Nardi's group studies studies technology and social change.

Projects to be presented include:

  • “Addressing Limits through Tracking Food” (poster)
    Meena Devii Muralikumar and Bonnie Nardi


Prof. David Redmiles

The Collaboration Research in Action, Design, and Learning Laboratory (CRADL) employs an interdisciplinary approach to research phenomena in human collaborative activity. We primarily study collaborative work, and, particularly, software engineering.

Projects to be presented include:

  • "Providing an Auditory Overview of Web Pages for Screen Reader Users" (poster)
    Tao Wang and David Redmiles


Software Design and Collaboration Laboratory
Prof. André van der Hoek

The Software Design and Collaboration Laboratory focuses on understanding and advancing the roles of design, collaboration, and education in software development.

Projects include:

  • “Toward Collecting and Delivering Knowledge for Software Design at the Whiteboard” (poster)
    Adriana Meza and André van der Hoek
  • "Chatbots in Software Engineering" (poster)
    Elahe Paikari and André van der Hoek