Dr.  Tao Xie Digital Library

Based in Raleigh, IL, United States
Tao Xie


Tao Xie is a Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar in the Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington in 2005. Before that, he received an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Washington in 2002, an M.S. in Computer Science from Peking University in 2000, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Fudan University in 1997. He has worked as a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond and Microsoft Research Asia. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an IEEE Senior Member.
His research interests are in software engineering, focusing on software testing, program analysis, software analytics, software security, and educational software engineering. He leads the Automated Software Engineering Research Group at Illinois, and is a member of the Programming Languages, Formal Methods, and Software Engineering (PL-FM-SE) area at Illinois. 
He has contributed to broad software engineering and computing research communities with extensive professional services. He has served as the ACM SIGSOFT History Liaison in the SIGSOFT Executive Committee as well as a member and the SGB Liaison of the ACM History Committee. He received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2009. He received a 2016 Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborators Award, a 2014 Google Faculty Research Award, a 2011 Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) Award, 2008, 2009, and 2010 IBM Faculty Awards, and a 2008 IBM Jazz Innovation Award. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE) and the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), an Advisory Board Member of the IEEE Software Magazine, and a Leading Editor of the Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST). He was the Program Chair of 2015 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA). His homepage is at http://taoxie.cs.illinois.edu/


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