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Tim Menzies (Ph.D., UNSW, 1995) is a full Professor in CS at North Carolina State University where he teaches software engineering and search-based SE. His research relates to synergies between human and artificial intelligence, with particular application to data mining for software engineering. He is the author of over 230 referred publications; and is the author of one of the 100 most cited papers in SE (cites/year). For more information, see his home page or his list of publications. Also:

  • Funding: $8M in research funding from NSF, NIJ, DoD, NASA, NARA, USDA, LEXIS NEXIS, GRAMMATECH and others.
  • Grad students:: 8 + 23 graduated Ph.D. + masters; and 10 + 1 current Ph.D. + masters;
  • Editorial boards:: TSE, EMSE, IST, ASE, SQJ, Big Data journal
  • Conference Work - co-General chair: ICMSE’16 - co-PC-chair: SSBSE’17, ICSE NEIR’15, ASE’12 - PCs: ICSE’18, EASE’17, ASE’16, ISSRE’16, SSBSE’16, BIGDSE’16, PROMISE’16 - PCs, before: ICSE, ASE, FSE, ISSRE, HASE, SSBSE, EASE, MSR, RAISE, etc, etc
  • Papers:: 250+ referred research papers; h-index = 41
  • Books:

  

Rahul Krishna is a PhD Research Scholar at North Carolina State university, majoring in Computer Science. He is interested in interrogating ways in which artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to tackle real-world engineering problems. He is currently working with Dr. Menzies on the Transfer Learning project.

For more information, consider visiting his website. His Resume is available for download here.

Vivek Nair is a fifth year Ph.D. student in department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. His primary interest lie in the exploring possibilities of using multi-objective optimization to solve problems in Software Engineering. He is currently working on performance prediction models of highly configurable systems. He received his master degree and worked in the mobile industry for a period of 2 years before returning to graduate school. For more information, visit his website.

George Mathew is a second year PhD student in CS at North Carolina State University. He is a full stack software engineer. His prime areas of interests are machine learning and software development. In his free time he works on his pet project and maintaining a repository of optimization algorithms. To know more about George, visit his website.

Jianfeng Chen is the fifth year PhD student in Computer Science department at North Carolina State University. His interests include sampling techniques at search-based SE, fast SE model checking, cross-company SE data privacy preserving algorithms, etc. Before joining to NCSU, he earned a B.S. degree at Shandong University, China in the major of Software Engineering. For more information, please visit his website and resume.

Zhe Yu is a Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He received his bachelor and master degree in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. His primary interest lies in the collaboration of human and machine learning algorithms that leads to better performance and higher efficiency than pure human or machine learning. He currently works on developing active learning algorithms and tools that help researchers conduct literature reviews and software security review and test. To know more about this project, please visit here.

Zhe Yu is supervised by Dr. Timothy Menzies. To know more about him, please visit his website and his resume can be downloaded from here.

Amritanshu Agrawal is a fourth year Ph.D student in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He is working with Dr. Timothy Menzies. His interests include SBSE, Topic Modeling, Text Mining and Machine learning. His research involves defining better, and simpler, quality improvement operators for software analytics. He aims at providing better next generation AI software to software engineers by making them literate with AI. He has industrial experiences at IBM, Lucidworks and LexisNexis. To know more about him, please visit his website and his resume can be downloaded from here.

Tianpei (Patrick) Xia is a third year Ph.D. student in Computer Science department at North Carolina State University. Currently he is working with Dr. Tim Menzies on SHASA project (Scalable Holistic Autotuning for Software Analytics). His research interests include using data mining and artificial intelligence methods to solve problems in software engineering. Before joining NC State, he obtained his master degree in data science area from the University of Texas at Dallas. For more information, please visit his website.

Ken (Huy) Tu is a second year Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. With the bachelor degree and background in Mathematics, he is passionate in the intersection of math and AI that support and leverage the human experience. He interested in applying his knowledge of mathematics to do research in machine learning and artificial intelligence in order to solve relatable problems. To know more about him, please visit his website.

Rui Shu is a fifth year Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He is now working with Dr. Tim Menzies. He received his master degree in Peking University in 2014 and bachelor degree in Beijing Jiaotong University in 2010. His interest includes machine learning and data mining. Currently, he is working on hyperparameter optimization and security bug prediction. To know more about him, please visit his personal website.

Suvodeep Majumder is a second year Master student in Computer Science department at North Carolina State University. Currently he is working with Dr. Tim Menzies on LAS projects His research interests include using large scale data mining and application of big data and artificial intelligence methods to solve problems in software engineering.please visit his website.