Carnegie Mellon University

Our Team

Our faculty, students, and staff hail from all walks of life, technical backgrounds, and experience levels. But they all share one goal: to "Build It Better".

group photo of the students and staff of the software engineering program

[Pictured: Faculty and students of the Software Engineering program, taken Fall 2018]

Core Faculty

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Jonathan Aldrich

Dr. Jonathan Aldrich

Language Design, Program Verification, Object-oriented foundations, and Enforcement of software design constraints.

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Travis Breaux

Dr. Travis Breaux

Requirements engineering, Software design assumptions, Privacy and security, and Policy and legal compliance.

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David Garlan

Dr. David Garlan

Software architecture, Pervasive computing, Self-healing systems, and Applied formal methods.

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Vincent Hellendoorn

Dr. Vincent Hellendoorn

Machine learning for software engineering, program synthesis, and learned program analysis

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James Herbsleb

Dr. James Herbsleb

Software teams and organizations, Open source ecologies, Collaboration, coordination, congruence, and Global software development.

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Eunsuk Kang

Dr. Eunsuk Kang

Software design, assurance, modeling, verification, security, safety, and cyber-physical systems

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Christian Kästner

Dr. Christian Kästner

Variability and Reuse, Modularity, Program Analysis, and Program Comprehension.

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Claire Le Goues

Dr. Claire Le Goues

Software quality and evolution, defect detection, program analysis, and automatic bug repair.

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Heather Miller

Dr. Heather Miller

Language Design, Distributed Programming, Distributed Runtimes, Data & Consistency

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Brad Myers

Dr. Brad Myers

UI, programming environments, language design, end-EUSE, API usability, DevX, interaction techniques, programming by example, handheld computers, and visual programming

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Rohan Padhye

Dr. Rohan Padhye

Program Analysis, Software Testing, Software Security

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William Scherlis

Dr. William Scherlis

Software assurance and security, Software analysis, Safe concurrency, and Software development tools.

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Bradley Schmerl

Dr. Bradley Schmerl

Software Architecture, Self-Adaptive Systems, Software Engineering Tools

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Mary Shaw

Dr. Mary Shaw

Everyday software, Software architecture, Ultra-large-scale systems, and Appropriate dependability.

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Joshua Sunshine

Dr. Joshua Sunshine

API Usability, Language Design, Program Comprehension, Software Development Tools and Programmer Productivity

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Christopher Timperley

Dr. Christopher Timperley

Search-Based Software Engineering, Automated Program Repair, Program Analysis, Cyberphysical Systems

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Bogdan Vasilescu

Dr. Bogdan Vasilescu

Software analytics, social aspects, teams, collaboration, open source ecologies, and “big code”.

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Connie Herold

Connie Herold

Academic Programs Manager, Societal Computing and SE PhD Programs

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