Butterworth Design Competition – Linecept and Voice Guardians

Posted by on June 10, 2019 at 2:34 pm

Two of the Software Design and Collaboration Lab’s members team were participating in the Butterworth Product Development Competition this year at UCI. David Kutas and his team were presenting Linecept, a conceptual design tool that enables efficient and purposeful collaboration in informal design. Adriana’s team were presenting Voice Guardians.

Exploring the Unexplored in Social Software Development Platforms

Posted by on May 23, 2019 at 6:21 pm
André - sharing his thoughts about hard problems in software engineering

On a sunny but slightly cool Friday in Irvine, California, some of the interesting and well-known figures in social software research gathered to share their thoughts, research interest and proceed into the future. The official workshop contained presentations about current research pursuits, brainstorming sessions about future research ideas and last but not least, less exciting, […]

Marian Petre to Visit Irvine – The Third Visit This Academic Year

Posted by on May 5, 2019 at 6:12 pm

Marian Petre visited UCI again from the UK. During her two weeks long visit she attended classes, discussed research work of André’s PhD students, and generally engaged into the daily life of the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.

Lunch Meeting with Consuelo Lopez

Posted by on March 4, 2019 at 4:25 pm
From left to right: André, Adriana, Consuelo, Elahe.

Fromer student of the SDC Laboratory, Consuelo Lopez visited us today from Buenos Aires, Argentina. During the lunch meeting, the group discussed her career, and ongoing research from Elahe Paikari through Adriana Meza Soria, to David Kutas.

Philip Guo to Visit SDCL

Posted by on January 11, 2019 at 4:14 pm
Adriana introduces KnoCap to Philip Guo and André.

Philip J. Guo, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science UC San Diego visited the Software Design and Collaboration Laboratory where he discussed KnoCap projectt developments with Adriana Meza Soria, PhD student of Prof. André van der Hoek. Philip then continued his tour at the DBH, by lecturing about “Learning Programming at Scale: Code, Data and Environment” […]

Saying Goodbye and Welcome

Posted by on December 22, 2018 at 11:57 pm

The SDC Lab has finished collaborating with the current group of students from South Korea. In the meantime, the 2018 Fall Quarter has also finished. Work continues by the lab members, but maybe with a slower pace as the holidays are around the corner.

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: 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!