2017-Institute for Software Research - Carnegie Mellon University


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New Research Tackles Adaptive Security Decision Support

A new data-driven cyber security system being developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Nottingham, and the UK's National Cyber Security Centre aims to rapidly bring together information on system vulnerabilities and alert organisations which may be affected... MORE
Friday, July 7, 2017

Garlan Will Receive Nancy Mead Award

David Garlan has been named the recipient of the Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education... MORE
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Shaw Honored for Inspiring Women in Software Engineering

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named SCS faculty, Mary Shaw, winner of the 2017 IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award... MORE
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Garlan Receives Software Engineering Distinguished Education Award

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named SCS faculty, David Garlan, winner of the 2017 IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Distinguished Education Award... MORE
Friday, May 12, 2017

Fang Wins Best Dissertation Award

Fei Fang was awarded the best USC Viterbi dissertation award for 2017 – the William F. Ballhaus, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Graduate Engineering Research... MORE
Monday, May 8, 2017

Researchers unveil new password meter that will change how users make passwords

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago have just unveiled a new, state-of-the-art password meter that offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better passwords... MORE
Friday, May 5, 2017

ISR Faculty Receive SCS Highest Research Award

ISR faculty members David Garlan, Mary Shaw, and Bradley Schmerl were awarded the 2017 Newell Award for Research Excellence this past month... MORE
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

$6.2 Million MURI Grant To Fund Cybersecurity Project

Carnegie Mellon University’s Cleotilde (Coty) Gonzalez, Christian Lebiere and Lujo Bauer are part of a team that has received a $6.2 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant... MORE
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ruchkin Receives Frank Anger Memorial Award

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (ACM SIGSOFT) has named Software Engineering Ph.D. student, Ivan Ruchkin, as their 2017 recipient of Frank Anger Memorial Award... MORE
Monday, April 24, 2017

Shaw Earns University's Highest Education Honor

Mary Shaw will recieve Carnegie Mellon's highest education honor, the Robert E. Doherty Award for Sustained Contributions to Excellence in Education... MORE
Monday, April 17, 2017

Nicolas Christin receives 2017 CSIS Fellowship

Nicolas Christin, a faculty member in the departments of Engineering and Public Policy and the Institute for Software Research, has received the Fellowship in Advanced Cyber Studies from the Center for Strategic & International Studies... MORE
Friday, April 7, 2017

Many apps fail to disclose the collection and sharing of sensitive data

Researchers from ISR and CyLab find that many apps do not have a privacy policy, even though 71% of those apps appear to collect sensitive data... MORE
Monday, April 3, 2017

Cranor Earns SIGCHI Honors

The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction(SIGCHI) has elected Societal Computing faculty member, Lorrie Faith Cranor, to the CHI Academy... MORE
Friday, February 10, 2017

ISR Interface - Winter 2017

We are excited to present to you this first edition of a new publication from the Institute for Software Research (ISR)... MORE
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Celebrates International Data Privacy Day

ISR faculty will host the fourth annual celebration of International Data Privacy Day on Friday, January 27th... MORE