S.C. CHEUNG (張成志)
Dr. Shing-chi (S.C.) Cheung received his BEng 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, ASE, ICSE, FSE, and ESEC.
He is currently serving on the editorial board of Information and Software Technology, Science of Computer Programming, Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), and the International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications. He was an editorial board member of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE, 2006-9). He is an extended member of the executive committee of the ACM SIGSOFT. He is 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, and is now the doctoral symposium co-chair of ICSE 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 and a senior member of the IEEE.
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Software engineering issues related to program analysis, testing and debugging, big data software, cloud computing, internet of things, and mining software repository.
I am recruiting a highly devoted PhD student. 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.
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)