Graduate Supervision

Current graduate student / post doc advisees (listed alphabetically; current as of January 2017)

Ten Bradley (MMath)

Sahba Ezami (MMath)

Laura Inozemtseva (PhD) [co-supervised with Reid Holmes (principal supervisor), University of British Columbia]

Oleksii Kononenko (PhD) [co-supervised with Olga Baysal, Carleton University]

Aaron Sarson (MMath)

Wei Wang (PhD)

Yuan Xi (MMath) [co-supervised with Lin Tan, Dept. of ECE]

Current PhD students on whose committee I sit, but whom I do not supervise (alphabetically)

Thibaud Lutellier (Supervisor: Lin Tan, Dept. of ECE)

Rodrigo Queiroz (Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, Dept. of ECE)

PhD theses supervised at University of Waterloo (reverse chronologically)

Olga Baysal, Supporting Development Decisions with Software Analytics, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2014 [co-supervised with Reid Holmes].

Lijie Zou, Understanding Programmers' Working Context by Mining Interaction Histories, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2013.

Abram J. Hindle, Evidence-based Software Process Recovery, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2010 [co-supervised with Ric Holt].

Cory J. Kapser, Toward an Understanding of Software Code Cloning as a Development Practice, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2009.

Xinyi Dong, A Hybrid Model for Object-Oriented Software Maintenance, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2008.

Seyyed Vahid Hashemian, Automatic Signature Matching in Component Composition, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2008 [co-supervised with Farhad Mavaddat].

Davor Svetinovic, Increasing the Semantic Similarity of Object-Oriented Domain Models by Performing Behavioral Analysis First, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2006 [co-supervised with Dan Berry].

Master's theses supervised at University of Waterloo (reverse chronologically)

Danika Peng Zhao, Case Studies of a Machine Learning Process for Improving the Accuracy of Static Analysis Tool, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2016.

Wei Wang, Toward Improved Understanding and Management of Software Clones, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2012.

Walid Koleilat (MMath essay on run-time automated architecture conformance checking), David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2008.

Alan Grosskurth, Purely Top-Down Software Rebuilding, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2006.

Lijie Zou, Toward an Improved Understanding of Software Change, School of Computer Science, 2003.

Igor Ivkovic, Enhancing Domain-Specific Software Architecture Recovery, School of Computer Science, 2002.

Davor Svetinovic, Agile Architecture Recovery, School of Computer Science, 2002.

Qiang Tu, On Navigation and Analysis of Software Architecture Evolution, School of Computer Science, 2002.

John B. Tran, Software Architecture Repair as a Form of Preventive Maintenance, Dept. of Computer Science, 1999 [co-supervised with R. C. Holt].

Ivan T. Bowman, Architecture Recovery for Object-Oriented Systems, Dept. of Computer Science, 1999 [co-supervised with R. C. Holt].

Post-doctoral fellows supervised

Cheng Zhang, 2013-2015 (now at Google).

Haroon Malik, 2013-2015 (now at Marshall University, West Virginia).

Hadi Hemmati, 2012-2013 (now at University of Calgary).

Nori Yoshida, 2009 (now at Nagoya University, Japan).

PhD external examiner (reverse chronologically)

Manishankar Mondal, Analyzing Clone Evolution for Identifying the Important Clones for Management, University of Saskatchewan, Supervisors: Chnchal Roy and Kevin Schneider, 2017.

Ye Deheng, On Domain Knowledge Organization and Extraction in Software Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Supervisors: Nachiket Ganesh Kapre and Zhenchnag Xing, 2016.

Mona Erfani Joorabchi, Mobile App Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Automated Support, University of British Columbia (ECE), Supervisor: Ali Mesbah, 2016.

Yida Tao, Improving the Quality of Software Code Changes: Expert Knowledge Recovery and Tool Support, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Supervisor: Sung Kim, 2015.

Niko Schwarz, Scalable Clone Detection, University of Bern, Switzerland, Supervisor: Oscar Nierstrasz, 2014.

Sandro Schulze, Analysis and Removal of Code Clones in Software Product Lines, University of Magdeburg, Germany, Supervisor: Ina Schaefer, 2013.

Yinxing Xue, Reengineering Legacy Software Products Into Software Product Lines, National University of Singapore, Supervisor: Stan Jarzabek, 2012.

Sander Vermolen, Software Language Evolution, Delft Technical University, Netherlands, Supervisors: Arie van Deursen and Eelco Visser, 2012.

Syed Shariyar Murtaza, Finding Faulty Functions From the Traces of Field Failures, University of Western Ontario, Supervisor: Nazim Madhavji, 2011.

Rajesh Vasa, Growth and Change Dynamics in Open Source Software Systems, Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia), Supervisor: Jean-Guy Schneider, 2010.

Chanchal Roy, Detection and Analysis of Near-Miss Software Clones, Queen's University (Kingston), Supervisor: James R. Cordy, 2009.

Coen De Roover, A Logic Meta Programming Foundation for Example-Driven Pattern Detection in Object-Oriented Programs, Free University of Brussels, Supervisor: Wolfgang De Meuter, 2009.

Hamid Abdul Basit, Analysis and Semi-Automated Detection of Design-Level Similarity Patterns in Software, National University of Singapore, Supervisor: Stan Jarzabek, 2006.

PhD committee member (non-supervisor) at University of Waterloo (reverse chronologically)

Leonardo Passos, Towards Better Understanding Variability Evolution, Dept. of ECE, Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, 2016.

Sarah Nadi, Variability Anomalies in Software Product Lines, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: Ric Holt, 2014.

Rafael Lutufo, Towards Next Generation Bug Tracking Systems, Dept. of ECE, Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, 2013.

Hamzeh Zawawy, Requirement-based Root Cause Analysis Using Log Data, Dept. of ECE, Supervisors: Kostas Kontogiannis and Paul Ward, 2012.

Thiago Bartolomei, Migration of Applications Across Object-Oriented APIs, Dept. of ECE, Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, 2012.

Mehdi Amoui Kalareh, Evolving Software Systems for Self-Adaptation, Dept. of ECE, Supervisor: Ladan Tahvildari, 2012.

Vahid Reza Karimi, Access Control Models and Policies for Pattern-based Business Processes, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: Don Cowan, 2011.

Jason Selby, Unconventional Applications of Compiler Analysis, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: Mark Giesbrecht, 2011.

Abbas Heydarnoori, Supporting Framework Use via Automatically Extracted Concept-Implementation , David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, 2009.

Michal Antkiewicz, Framework-Specific Modeling , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Supervisor: Krzysztof Czarnecki, 2008.

P. Anne Meade Zimmer, Prioritizing Features Through Categorization: An Approach to Resolving Feature Interactions, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: Jo Atlee, 2007.

Jingwei Wu, Open Source Software Evolution and Its Dynamics, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, Supervisor: R. C. Holt, 2006.

Mohammad Zulkernine, Toward a Compositional Approach for Automatic Monitoring of Software Systems, Dept. of ECE, Supervisor: R. Seviora, 2003.

Ying (Jenny) Zou, Techniques and Methodologies for the Migration of Legacy Systems to Object-Oriented Platforms, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Supervisor: K. Kontogiannis, 2003.

Kamran Sartipi, Software Architecture Recovery based on Pattern Matching, School of Computer Science, Supervisors: K. Kontogiannis and F. Mavaddat, 2003.

Bachelor's thesis supervised at University of Waterloo

Jose Segundo Muñoz, On Java Security, 2001. [Exchange student from Universidad Policnica de Valencia, Spain.]

Master of Engineering projects supervised at Cornell University

Geoffrey Hoffman, Beautify — A Configurable Java Source Code Formatter, 1998.

Eric Vitrano, Abstur — An Implementation of Abstract Data Structures in Java , 1997.

Andrew Chew, A Distributed Game Server Engine, 1997.

Undergraduate Projects Supervised at Cornell University

Aric Shafran, WASTE — A Secure Communication System in Java, 1998.


Michael W. Godfrey PhD, Associate Professor
School of Computer Science University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, CANADA
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