Honorable mention to PhD dissertation from the department

2019.05.28 | Sofia Rasmussen

Congratulations to former PhD student Christoffer Quist Adamsen (now Software Engineer at Google) who has been selected by the Executive Committee of ACM SIGSOFT and its selection committee for this year’s honorable mention for the ACM Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. The SIGSOFT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award is presented annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the area of Software Engineering. In case of strong competition between several dissertations, the committee can choose to award the runner-up with a honorable mention.

Christoffer was awarded the honorable mention for his PhD dissertation from May 2018: Automated Testing Techniques for Event-Driven and Dynamically Typed Software Applications

Previous winners:

2019
Sergey Mechtaev, Semantic Program Repair, National University of Singapore
Honorable Mention: Christoffer Quist Adamsen, Automated Testing Techniques for Event-Driven and Dynamically Typed Software Applications, Aarhus University

2018
Fan Long, Automatic Patch Generation via Learning from Successful Human Patches, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2017
Srdan Krstic, Trace Checking of Quantitative Properties, Politecnico di Milano

2016
Milos Gligoric, Regression Test Selection: Theory and Practice, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Darko Marinov, advisor

2015
Muath Alkhalaf, Automatic Detection and Repair of Input Validation and Sanitization Bugs, University of California, Santa Barbara, Tevfik Bultan, advisor

2014
Nicolas Mangano, Calico: An early-phase software design tool, University of California, Irvine, André van der Hoek, advisor

2013
Jeff Huang, Effective Methods for Debugging Concurrent Software, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Charles Zhang, advisor

2012
Mark Gabel, Inferring Programmer Intent and Related Errors from Software, University of California, Davis, Zhendong Su, advisor

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