Prof. Miryung Kim Receives NSF CAREER Award

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 6:00pm

<p>Professor Miryung Kim of UT ECE was awarded an NSF CAREER award for her work on Analysis and Automation of Systematic Software Modifications. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.</p><p>Dr. Miryung Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her B.S. in Computer Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2001 and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington under the supervision of David Notkin in 2003 and 2008 respectively.</p><p>Professor Kim's research focuses on software engineering, specifically on software evolution. Her research group, Software Evolution and Analysis Laboratory (SEAL), develops innovative program analysis algorithms and software development tools to make it easier to develop and maintain large scale software systems. SEAL's mission is to improve programmer productivity and program correctness. She studies software development practices through user studies with professional software engineers and through rigorous empirical analysis of open source project data. She is a recipient of Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) Award in 2011, IBM Jazz Innovation Award in 2009, and ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award (ASE 2010).</p>