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Faculty Alumni

Research Interests:
Software Visualization, Program Comprehension, Software Engineering & Evolution, Software Analysis & Metrics

Research Interests:
Software Architecture, Object-Oriented Design, Program Analysis, Program Comprehension


Ph.D. Alumni

Advisor: Marwan Abi-Antoun
Year: 2014
Thesis: Static Extraction of Dataflow Communication for Security

Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2013
Thesis: Supporting Text Retrieval Query Formulation in Software Engineering
Currently: Assistant Professor,
Florida State University

Co-Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Co-Advisor: Fabio Gonzalez
Year: 2012
Thesis: Text Summarization Techniques Applied to Source Code Summary Generation and Evaluation
Currently: Assistant Professor,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2009
Thesis: On the Use of Dependency and Semantics Information in Incremental Change
Currently: Research Associate,
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2008
Thesis: Using Information Retrieval to Support Software Maintenance Tasks
Currently: Assistant Professor,
Computer Science Department, The College of William and Mary

Shaochun (Simon) Xu - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2006
Thesis: Cognitive Aspects Of Selected Software Engineering Processes

Kunrong Chen - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2003
Thesis: Incremental Software Change

Richard Fanta - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1999
Thesis: Transformation of Object Oriented Code and Design by Relocation

Shibin Hu - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: Slicer Generator

Joao Silva - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: Reuse in Vertical Domain

Brent Baas - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: SYGEST: A Tool for Generalization in Object Oriented System

Panagiotis Linos - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Co-Advisor: Bogdan Korel
Year: 1990
Thesis: Automatic Layout for Visual Environments

Wafa Khorshid - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1989
Thesis: VIPEG: A generator of Environments for Software Maintenance

Suresh Subraminian - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1988
Thesis: A Structured Approach to Tracking Software System Evolution

Pavel Kunc - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Thesis: A Measure of Quality for Graphical Software

Jan Soucek - Ph.D.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Thesis: Algorithmic Analysis of Structured Petri Nets


M.S. Alumni

Yoann Senin - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2014
Thesis: Case Study Of Phased Model For Software Change In A Multiple Programmer Environment

Chris Dorman - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2011
Thesis: Software Changes in Solo Iterative Process
Currently: Ford Motor Company

Nariman Ammar - M.S.
Advisor: Marwan Abi-Antoun
Year: 2011
Thesis: Evaluation of the Usefulness of Diagrams of the Run-Time Structure for Coding Activities

Suhib Rawshdeh - M.S.
Advisor: Marwan Abi-Antoun
Year: 2011
Thesis: A Static Analysis to Extract Dataflow Edges from Object-Oriented Programs with Ownership Domain Annotations

Talia Selitsky - M.S.
Advisor: Marwan Abi-Antoun
Year: 2010
Thesis: A Front-end for an Ownership Object Graph Interactive Editor
Currently: Ford Motor Company

Suhartha Chowdhury - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2010
Thesis: Concept location using ontology fragments and information retrieval based search queries

Bogdan Dit - M.S.
Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2009
Thesis: Monitoring the Searching and Browsing Behavior of Developers in Eclipse During Concept Location
Currently: Ph.D. Student, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Neal Febbraro - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2008
Thesis: A Case Study on Incremental Change in Agile Software Processes
Currently: Ford Motor Credit Company

Yubo Dong - M.S.
Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2007
Thesis: IRiSS and JIRiSS - Interactive Searching Tools for Concept Location in Software Systems
Currently: PPI Technical Communications Inc.

Xinrong (Travis) Xie - M.S.
Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2006
Thesis: Visualization of CVS Repository Information
Currently: PayPal

Andrey Sergeyev - M.S.
Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2005
Thesis: An Information Retrieval Approach to Concept Location in Software
Currently: Dimensional Control Systems

Denise Comorski - M.S.
Advisor: Andrian Marcus
Year: 2005
Thesis: Classification and Evaluation of Software Visualization Tools
Currently: Electronic Data Systems Corporation

Fadi Khoury - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2003
Thesis: Jtracker: A Tool For Incremental Change Methodology in Java Programs

Yong Jiang - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2004
Thesis: Support for Incremental Change Using Prolog

Alex Rostkowycz - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2003
Thesis: Industrial Case Study: Experience Using Pas and the Software Mini Change Process To Incrementally Redocument Software

Prashant Gosavi - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2003
Thesis: A Case Study of Change Propagation
Currently: IT Architect - Boeing

Elena Rykova - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2003
Thesis: HMS and Software Documentation

Paul Shabash - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2000
Thesis: A Dataflow Parser

Hristos N. Papanopoulos - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 2000
Thesis: Method Expulsion in C++ Class Transformations

Gautham Gangasani - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1998
Thesis: An OO Tool for Rapid Functional Prototyping

Zheng Wang - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1998
Thesis: Evolution Tool Based on Graph Rewiting

Waseed Abdul Syed - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1997
Thesis: A Survey and an Experiment in Software Engineering

Shyam S. Chandresakaran - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1997
Thesis: Change-and-Fix Software Evolution Using Ripples 2

Zhi Luo - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1997
Thesis: Class Dependence Analysis in C++ Programs

Salman Mohammed - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1997
Thesis: A Tool for Support of Methodology Patterns

Xin Zhou - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1996
Thesis: A Program Comprehension Environment

Srinivas Vobilisetti - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1996
Thesis: A Tool for Software Evolution

Sridlatha Yadlapali - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1995
Thesis: Persistence for C++

Hong Peng - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1995
Thesis: An Analyzer of C++ Programs

Puneed Jain - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1995
Thesis: Modelling Petri Nets

Mark Gira - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1995
Thesis: Program Change Analysis

Taher Doctor - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1994
Thesis: A Graphics Environment

Reddi Gudla - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1994
Thesis: An Experiment in Software Documentation

Srivkumar Ragunathan - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1994
Thesis: A Case Study of Two Software Architectures

Jamal Mustafa - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: A Graphical Display of Object Oriented Software

Taher Mohammed Doctor - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: CPSE: C++ Program Support Environment

Amir Baig - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: A Browser for Object Oriented Program

Chandrakas Dani - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: An Algorithm for Optimization of Graphs

James Doran - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1993
Thesis: TLES: A tool for Layered Explanations of Software

Akhtaar Saleem - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1992
Thesis: A Tool for Testing C++ classes

Joao Silva - M.S.
Advisor: Vaclav Rajlich
Year: 1988
Thesis: Two Object-Oriented Methods for Software Development

Undergraduate Alumni

Advisor:
Marwan Abi-Antoun