SEIF 2014

Microsoft Research Awards

Microsoft Research Award for Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF)The Microsoft Research Award for the Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) supports academic research in software engineering technologies, tools, practices, and teaching methods. Read more... 

2014 award winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Microsoft Research Award for SEIF 2014!

This year, we received more than 100 proposals for research grants in foundational software engineering, application of software engineering to Internet of Things, and infrastructure for cloud-scale software. After a thorough review process within Microsoft Research, we selected 12 projects. The recipients are:

Yuriy Brun

Yuriy Brun
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States

 

Project: Augmenting Testing with Performance-Aware Behavioral Models

Michael Butler

Michael Butler

University of Southampton, United Kingdom

 

Project:  Linking Constructive and Analytical Software Verification

Jeffrey Haddad

Jessica Huber

Jeffrey Haddad and Jessica Huber
Purdue University, United States
 

Project: A Microsoft Kinect-based training program to improve balance, mobility, and quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease 

Scott Hudson

Scott Hudson

Carnegie Mellon University, United States

 

Project: A Spreadsheet Model for End-User Programming with Probabilistic Data

Christoforos Kozyrakis

Christoforos Kozyrakis

Stanford University, United States

 

Project: Resource Efficient Cloud Computing

Walid Maalej

Walid Maalej
University of Hamburg, Germany

 

Project: STIMME: Systematic Analysis of User Reviews and Usage Data for Windows Mobile Apps

Onur Mutlu

Onur Mutlu

Carnegie Mellon University, United States

 

Project: Improving Datacenter Efficiency and Total Cost of Ownership with Differentiated Software Reliability Analysis and Techniques

Thu Nguyen

Thu Nguyen
Rutgers University, United States

 

Project: CoolProvision: Provisioning of Cooling Systems for Datacenters 

Alessandro Orso

Alessandro Orso
Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

 

Project: Teaching Software Engineering To the Masses with TouchDevelop 

Ruzica Piskac

Ruzica Piskac
Yale University, United States

 

Project: Script Synthesis through Examples 

John Stankovic

John Stankovic
University of Virginia, United States

 

Project: Dependency Aware Sharing of the Internet of Things for Integrating Apps in Smart Homes

Reinaldo Tonkoski Wei Sun

Reinaldo Tonkoski and Wei Sun
South Dakota State University, United States

 

Project: Reliable and Resilient Microgrids for Data Centers                     

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