Dr. Zhen Yu joins as Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Zhen Yu has joined the Laboratory for Software Design as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Yu who prefers to go by Zhen obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Harbin Institute of Technology where he was supervised by Prof. Xiaohong Su. Prior to joining the Laboratory for Software Design, Dr. Yu conducted research at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan.

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Nitin Tiwari passes his M.S. thesis defense

Nitin Tiwari, a graduate student in the computer science and a member of the Laboratory for Software Design successfully defended his Masters thesis today. His thesis title was ``The design and implementation of Candoia: A platform for building and sharing mining software repositories tools as apps.’’ More details about his thesis are available here.

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A Paper on Candoia Platform and Ecosystem will Appear at MSR 2017, a conference co-located with ICSE 2017

A paper on the Candoia Platform and Ecosystem has been accepted at the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2017), a conference co-located with ICSE 2017 at Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-21 May, 2017. Main goal of the platform is to bridge the gap between research and practice thereby easing the process of transitioning software engineering research results to industry.

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Graduate Research Assistant Needed in the Panini Project

The Laboratory for Software Design in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University is seeking a graduate student to work on the Panini project. The Panini project is developing programming languages and tools for improving modular reasoning about concurrent programs. For more details about the project please refer to http://paninij.org. The initial position is for one year with the possibility of extensions up to three years. A qualified candidate is: (1) enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a closely related field, and (2) outstanding ability to carry out research. Candidates who are applying to the Ph.D. program will also be considered.

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Laboratory for Software Design Recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow

The Laboratory for Software Design in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on the Boa project. The Boa project is developing an infrastructure for big code mining and using the infrastructure for such software engineering goals as specification inference. For more details about the project please refer to http://boa.cs.iastate.edu. The initial position is for one year with the possibility of extensions up to three years. A qualified candidate has: (1) a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related field, and (2) outstanding ability to carry out research. Candidates who are in the final stages of obtaining their Ph.D. will also be considered.

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