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R E S E A R C H

Research Interests
  • Empirical Software Engineering
  • Technical Debt
  • Software Metrics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Software Quality
  • Software Maintenance
  • Software Security

Grants
  • Discovery Grant, NSERC (2021-2026, PI)
  • Globalink Research Award, Mitacs (2022, 2023)
  • USRA (NSERC 2021, Departmental 2022, 2023)
  • Insight Grant, SSHRC (2021-2026, collaborator)
  • CREATE Grant, NSERC (2021-2027, co-PI)
  • President's NSERC Research Fund, USask (2020-2022, PI)
  • CFREF (2019-2022, co-PI)


Current Students

Graduate Students

PhD Students MSc Students
  • Yeabsira BEKELE, 2024-2026
  • Hasini DONA, 2023-2025
  • Joshua EDBERT, 2022-2024
  • Omar ABDELAZIZ (co-supervised with Kevin Schneider), 2022-2024
Undergraduate Students
  • Amama MAQDOOM (Research Assistant, W2024)
  • Rushil RAMDHAREE (Undergraduate Honors Thesis Supervision, co-supervised with Christopher Dutchyn), F2023-W2024

Alumni

Graduate Students Visiting Research Students
  • Anthony BAYET (MSc, W 2022, University of Namur (Belgium))
  • Aniss GRABSI (MSc, W 2022, University of Namur (Belgium))
Undergraduate Honors Thesis Supervision
  • Ashley TANG, W-F 2023, Australian National University (co-supervision)
  • Pranav CHANDRAMOULI, F 2021-W 2022 (As of 2022, MSc Student at the University of Saskatchewan)
  • Jeremy LECLERC, F 2020-W 2021 (As of 2021, at Amazon)
  • Xiaoyan XU, F 2020-W 2021 (As of 2021, MSc Student at the University of Waterloo)
  • Justin POINTER, F 2020-W 2021
  • Yuhan HU, F 2019-W 2020 (As of 2020, at Calian Advanced Technologies)
Undergraduate Research Students
  • Hadil ABDELAOUI, S 2023 (Mitacs Globalink)
  • Arsh SINGH, S 2023 (Mitacs Globalink)
  • Raj SARTHAK, S 2023 (Mitacs Globalink)
  • Rebecca MARTENS, S 2022 (Department USRA)
  • Kusum SINGH, S 2022 (Mitacs Globalink)
  • Cole FRANK, S 2021 (NSERC USRA)
Research Assistants
  • Seyed Souroush MASOODIAN (Undergraduate, S 2023)
  • Rebecca MARTENS (Undergraduate, F 2022-W 2023)
  • Kartik KAPOOR (Undergraduate, F 2021-W 2022)
  • Cole FRANK (Undergraduate, F 2021)
  • Ruiqi GAO (Undergraduate, F 2020-W 2021)
  • Gurinder BHANGU (Undergraduate, F 2020)
  • Wes LI (Undergraduate, W 2020)
  • Silpian DHIANTRAVAN (Undergraduate, W 2019)
  • Jay HUSKINS (Undergraduate, S-F 2018)
  • Christopher MARCELLO (Undergraduate, S 2018)
W: Winter (Spring); S: Summer; F: Fall