Consuelo* with other ICSE volunteers. Mission accomplished!
* standing third from left to right.
Consuelo presenting our research* on Crowd Design in ICSE crowdsourcing workshop (CSI-SE-2016).
* Toward Microtask Crowdsourcing Software Design Work
Authors: Edgar R.Q. Weidema, Consuelo López, Sahand Nayebaziz, Fernando Spanghero and André van der Hoek
Photograph taken by Thomas La Toza (thanks!)
We have just categorized a few dozen sketches produced by a crowd of designers.
Lee Martie (5th year Ph.D. student) was awarded the IBM fellowship. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study (more information can be found following this link: IBM Fellowship)
Gerald Bortis defended and passed his PhD Thesis dissertation titled “PorchLight: A Tag-based Approach to Bug Triaging”. The defense took place last Friday and the committee was formed by André van der Hoek (Chair), Crista Lopes and James Jones.
Congratulations Dr. Gerald!
Sara Triplett defended and passed her MS Thesis today. The tile of her talk was “Design Workspaces: Preserving and Recovering Meaning in Groups of Sketches” and the committee was formed by André van der Hoek (Chair), Marian Petre and James Jones.
We redecorated the conference room!
We have just categorized around 250 sketches the CrowdDesign team collected in their second and latest experiment. It took 2h for a crowd of five people to do the job! We all enjoyed pizza after the hard work.
Congratulations to Consuelo López, who was recently granted the 2016 Miguel Velez scholarship.