Software Engineering
»Michael Franz
»James A. Jones
»Cristina V. Lopes
»Sam Malek
»David Redmiles
»Debra J. Richardson
»Walt Scacchi
»Richard Taylor
»Andre van der Hoek
»Harry Xu

Software has transformed society in dramatic and powerful ways; software systems inform, control and enhance daily activities.

Software research at the Bren School is aimed at creating new software technology and solutions, furthering the information revolution.

The central goal of this research is improvement in software development, evolution, deployment, quality, understandability and cost-effectiveness.

A unifying theme of the software engineering research group is software architecture.

Specific research emphases within this area include:

  • Hypermedia
  • Analysis and testing
  • Software understanding
  • Environments and user-interface software
  • Process/workflow
  • Distributed component-based systems
  • Extensible systems
  • Mobile code
  • Software architecture
  • WWW technology and protocols

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