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NYU GSTEM students visit during the summer of 2022

Medha Belwadi and Pranavi Gollanapalli will join our research group this summer through the NYU GSTEM program. NYU GSTEM is a summer program for high school juniors that allows them to participate in research laboratories. The NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences offers the program and helps promote STEM to traditionally underrepresented groups, particularly females and minorities. Medha and Pranavi will be working on our recently funded NSF project on imperative Deep Learning system programming and evolution as part of the project’s broader impacts.


Tatiana selected to 2022 CRA-WP Grad Cohort for Women

Congratulations to Tatiana for being selected to participate in the 2022 CRA-WP Grad Cohort for Women! The NSF-funded workshop, which “aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies,” will take place later this year in New Orleans. More information can be found on the event page. Congrats, Tatiana!

New student Zhongwei joins the team

Please welcome Zhongwei Li to the team! Zhongwei is working towards a B.A. in Computer Science, with a minor in Mathematics, at CUNY Hunter College. Zhongwei will be an undergraduate research assistant working on Software Engineering for Machine Learning (SE4ML) research.


Ajani gets into MIT

Ajani Stewart, a CUNY Hunter College undergraduate Computer Science student who is also part of the CUNY Macaulay Honors College and worked with us on our recent ICSE ’21 paper, was recently accepted into a post-baccalaureate program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)! Congrats, Ajani!

Yiming successfully defends her PhD thesis

Congrats to Yiming Tang for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis, “Towards Automated Software Evolution of Data-intensive Applications!” Congrats, Yiming and thank you to the committee, Anita Raja, Subash Shankar, and Mehdi Bagherzadeh!

Yiming receives postdoctoral research fellowship from Concordia University

Yiming Tang

Yiming has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE) of Concordia University in Canada, a central research institution in the field of Software Engineering and Programming Languages. Yiming will be working with Weiyi Shang. Congrats, Yiming!

New student Ye joins the team

Please welcome Ye Paing to the team! Ye is a part-time Master’s student in Computer Science at Hunter; he works full-time as a Software Engineer at AMEX. He is interested in exploring reactive web development for data-intensive applications, NLP, and large-scale textual analysis. Outside of work and school, he spends time volunteering for Code Nation, a nonprofit organization that teaches React web-development to high school students. His hobbies are photography, traveling, and exploring new cuisines.

Ye has taken several advanced classes in Programming Languages and Software Engineering at Hunter. He was also an active participant at NYPLSE 2019 that took place at Hunter. Ye will be working on data mining software engineering artifacts, possibly in real-time. Welcome, Ye!

New student Manal joins the team

We have a new master’s student, Manal Zneit, joining us! Manal has a background in Mathematics, and she is now pursuing a degree in Computer Science. Manal is also an adjunct lecturer at CUNY Lehman College, where she teaches various introductory programming classes. She will be working on research at the intersection of Software Engineering, Programming Languages, and Data Science. Welcome, Manal!

Yiming passes the second exam

I am pleased to announce that my doctoral student Yiming Tang has successfully passed her second exam. She is now a Ph.D. candidate. Congrats, Yiming! And, thank you to the committee, Ashwin Satyanarayana and Subash Shankar!

Allan successfully defends his thesis

Congrats to Allan Spektor for successfully defending his MA thesis, entitled Two Techniques for Automated Logging Statement Evolution, yesterday! Thank you to Subash Shankar and Saptarshi Debroy for agreeing to participate on the committee, Khant Ko Naing for administering the defense, and the student participants for their insightful questions. Congrats, Allan!

Allan defending his thesis.
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