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Ice Cream Meeting – SDCL Social

Posted by on October 26, 2018 at 3:22 pm

As part of the renewal process of the Software Design and Collaboration Laboratory we started a new experimental initiative: the Ice Cream Meetings on every Friday! The non-formal structure of the “meeting” helps team building, the discussion about ongoing research and everyday life around the lab.

New Members and Tech at the SDCL

Posted by on October 16, 2018 at 9:42 am

Eduardo Santana de Almeida, Ph.D. is joining our lab from Brazil, he is an associate professor in the software engineering area at Federal University of Bahia.  Learn more about him on his website: http://homes.dcc.ufba.br/~esa/ Eduardo with the new 27″ monitor.  David Kutas is joining us as a PhD student in Software Engineering. His primary interest lies […]

Congratulations to Thomas Kwak!

Posted by on June 2, 2017 at 10:12 pm

Thomas successfully defended his master’s thesis on improving mining performance for Internet code search engines!

SDCL team in data science hackathon

Posted by on May 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Thomas and Christian teamed up with undergraduate students Sreeja, Sid, and Chris to develop a tool that helps visualize mobility patterns of devices and apps on the city of New York. More about our project here: Tool wiki Tired happy faces after coding for 28 hours straight.

Congratulations to Arturo Di Lecce!

Posted by on April 28, 2016 at 5:30 pm
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Arturo recently defended and passed his MS thesis in crowd development!

Affinity diagram session!

Posted by on March 15, 2016 at 9:01 pm

We have just categorized a few dozen sketches produced by a crowd of designers.

Lee was awarded the IBM fellowship

Posted by on March 11, 2016 at 1:51 pm

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 […]

Congratulations Dr. Gerald!

Posted by on March 6, 2016 at 2:58 pm

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!

Congratulations, Sara!

Posted by on March 2, 2016 at 12:03 pm

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. Congratulations Sara!

Crowdsourcing affinity diagrams (again!)

Posted by on February 25, 2016 at 5:48 pm

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.