S.C. CHEUNG (張成志)
Dr. Shing-chi (S.C.) Cheung received his Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Hong Kong, and his Ph.D degree in Computing from the Imperial College London. In 1994 he joined The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) where he is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He participates actively in the program and organizing committees of major international conferences on software engineering. His work has been reported by publications at international journals and conferences, which include TOSEM, TSE, ICSE, FSE, ESEC, ASE and ISSTA. He is a founder of the CASTLE research group at HKUST.
He is currently serving on the editorial board of Science of Computer Programming and Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST). He was an editorial board member of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE, 2006-9) and Information and Software Technology (IST, 2012-2015). He is an extended member of the executive committee of the ACM SIGSOFT. He was the General Chair of the 22nd ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2014) as well as a General Chair of the 19th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2012). He was the tutorials chair of ICSE 2006, and the doctoral symposium co-chair of ICSE 2010 & 2014. He co-founded the first International Workshop on Automation of Software Testing (AST) in 2006. He has co-edited special issues for the Computer Journal, the Journal of Service-Oriented Computing and Applications, and the International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR). He is the HKUST representative co-founding the Global RF Lab Alliance. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society, a distinguished scientist of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE.
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Software engineering - To boost developer productivity and code quality using program analysis, testing and debugging, machine learning, crowdsourcing and open source software repository.
I am recruiting a highly devoted PhD student and/or postdoc. For PhD students, he or she must be interested in the construction and program analysis of dependable systems, in particular, on the mobile computing, cloud computing and spreadsheets. Qualified applicants must be competent Java and C++ programmers with strong motivation to conduct basic research and empirical experiments. They should have solid knowledge on software engineering, testing, compilers, algorithms, concurrency and data mining/machine learning. Experience in the participation of open-source projects is particularly welcome. Please send me an email with your resume and a recent photograph if you are interested. First year PhD students of Computer Science & Engineering (HKUST) who have not yet identified their supervisors are also welcome. For postdoc, he or she must have demonstrated their research ability by publishing widely on top-tier software engineering research venues, which includes TSE, TOSEM, ICSE, FSE, ISSTA, ASE and IEEE Software. Preferences will be given for those who have top-tier publications on program analysis and testing on mobile software.
Look at the birds flying around: they do not sow seeds, gather a harvest and put it in barns; yet your Father in heaven takes care of them! Aren't you worth much more than birds? Can any of you live a bit longer by worrying about it? Instead be concerned above everything else with the Kingdom of God and with what your Father requires of you, and he will provide you with all these other things. So do not worry about tomorrow; it will have enough worries of its own. There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings. (Matthew: 6:26-27, 33-34)