Honourable mention to PhD dissertation from the department

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 honourable 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 honourable mention.

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

Previous winners:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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