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Tim Menzies

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+ refereed research papers; h-index = 41
  • Books:

  

Wei Fu

Wei Fu is a fourth year Ph.D candidate in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He is working with Dr. Tim Menzies in Transfer Learning in Software Engineering field. His interests include empirical software engineering, search-based software engineering and mining software repository. Before joining NCSU, he obtained his master degree in wireless communication area from Beijing University of Posts & Telecomms. For more information, please visit his website and printable CV.

Rahul Krishna

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

Vivek Nair is a fourth 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.

Jianfeng Chen

Jianfeng Chen is the third 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

Zhe Yu is a second year Ph.D student in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He is now focusing on applying machine learning and data mining algorithms to assist systematic literature review (SLR). The ultimate goal of this project is to reduce the cost of conducting an SLR study to even days of work and thus SLR studies can be conducted much more frequently and easily. 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.

George Mathew

George Mathew is a first 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.

Amritanshu Agrawal

Amritanshu Agrawal is a second year Ph.D student in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. His interests include Topic Modelling, Text Mining and Machine learning. He is working with Dr. Timothy Menzies. To know more about him, please visit his website and his resume can be downloaded from here.

Di (Jack) Chen

Di (Jack) Chen is a 2nd year Ph.D student, majored in CS at North Carolina State University. He is focused on using Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning techniques to solve real-world problems. Right now, he is leverating the power of Crowdsourcing to study the contribution process of open source projects. Besides, he is also working closely with LexisNexis on a machine learning project to extract email signature from multiple languages. To know more about him, please visit his website.

Guilherme Ferreira

Guilherme Ferreira is a 2nd year PhD student in Computer Science at North Carolina State University, working under the supervision of Dr. Menzies. His current interests includes Data Mining, Machine Learning and DevOps. To know more about him, visit his website or read his resume.

Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill is a 1st year Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University. His current interests include Automated Software Engineering and Machine Learning. He is working with Dr. Menzies on optimizing nearest-neighbor searches on spatial trees. His Masters degree is in Applied Math, and has experience as a software developer, Naval Officer, and CIO.

Sushma Ravichandran

Sushma Ravichandran is a Graduate student at North Carolina State University pursuing her Master’s in Computer Science along with the Data Science Track. She is interested in the fields of Natural language Processing and Machine Learning. She is currently working on her thesis with Dr.Menzies on Software Engineering Datasets. Her work involves predicting bugs/bug locations by performing Machine Learning on source codes.