lccotran [at] ics [dot] uci [dot] edu
Office: Bren Hall ICS 5209
I am a graduate student in the Department of Information and Computer Science
at the University of California, Irvine. My advisor is Dr. Richard Taylor.
I received my BS in Computer Science from Purdue University.
I received my MS in Software Engineering from Santa Clara University.
General Interests: Software Systems Development
My general interests center around
the design, construction, and analysis of novel
software intensive systems.
Research Focus: Software Development Techniques, Requirements Engineering
My research focuses on the development of requirements for large software-intensive systems, mainly with aerospace products.
I am currently not a TA for any course this fall.
Current Research Projects
I have worked and completed a few projects at UCI, namely:
I have had the opportunity to work with:
I am also a member of the Institute of Software Research here at UCI.
Publications, Conferences, Workshops, and Presentations
Adding Agile to an Embedded Systems Project, co-authored with Susan Elliott Sim and John Noll. Presented at the Symposium for Graduate Students (SGR) at North Carolina State University, Raleigh. March 2008.
"The Realities of Software Development with Aerospace Products", annual guest lecture for mechanical engineering course at Santa Clara University. Material authorized for public use, please email me for slides.
Institute of Software Research Graduate Student Research Symposium, June 2007. Organizing Committee Member.
Institute of Software Research Graduate Student Research Symposium, June 2006. Program Committee Member.
NATO Research Forum, October 2005. French/English Translator
"A Wireless Data Network Tested", 2001. Cotran, L. GE Fellowship from the School of Science, Purdue University. Faculty advisor: Dr. Sonia Fahmy, Purdue University, Computer Science Department
Leyna Cotran, PhD Student
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Department of Informatics
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3425