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IEEE CS Harlan Mills award 2019 awarded to Professor Mark Harman

03 January, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that the IEEE CS Harlan Mills award 2019 has been awarded to Professor Mark Harman for fundamental contributions throughout software engineering, including seminal contributions in establishing search-based software engineering, reigniting research in slicing and testing, and founding genetic improvement. You can read an interview with Mark here Congratulations Mark! 

 

SSE Away Day 2017 - Robots

04 August, 2017

Members of the SSE group enjoyed an away day at the Science Museum on the 28th July. We visited the Robots exhibition which tells the history of robots from the last 500 years!

 

Early Career Fellowship for Dr Justyna Petke

28 February, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Justyna Petke who has been awarded an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship to advance her pioneering research on genetic improvement of software systems.

 

Bug-finding MaJiCKe finds a home at Facebook

19 January, 2017

The team behind spinout software testing technology MaJiCKe are moving on to work with Facebook in London. The technology uses the academic field of Search Based Software Engineering to remove ‘much of the drudgery’ of testing software, while still finding bugs. The company’s three co-founders who are members of CREST are Prof Mark Harman (Scientific Advisor), Dr Yue Jia (CEO), and Ke Mao (CTO). You can read more about the project here.

 

Most updates to mobile apps don’t make a noticeable difference

17 November, 2016

Research by William Martin, Dr Federica Sarro and Prof Mark Harman finds that most updates to mobile apps don’t make a noticeable difference. To read more please click here. The research paper is available here.

 

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